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deliberate
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

19 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • "Forensic, deliberative and epideictic," he answers calmly.
    Part 4 (41% in)

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  • No one should sit down to write one deliberately.
    Afterward (18% in)
  • Plans are deliberately indefinite, more to travel than to arrive anywhere.
    Part 1 (2% in)
  • Not deliberately to irritate him but because the irritation seems symptomatic of something deeper, something under the surface that isn't immediately apparent.
    Part 1 (10% in)
  • What struck me hard then was that she was not blaming the faucet, and that she was deliberately not blaming the faucet.
    Part 1 (15% in)
  • Deliberately shutting it out of mind, but knowing all along that with this humidity and wind it was more than likely.
    Part 1 (21% in)
  • John says slowly and deliberately, "We're not leaving here until it warms up.
    Part 1 (47% in)
  • The daily effort comes from no deliberate intention or program, but straight from the heart.
    Part 2 (19% in)
  • For that reason he'll be absorbed and attentive to what he's doing even though he doesn't deliberately contrive this.
    Part 2 (81% in)
  • At first I deliberately avoided them, paid no attention to them because I knew these stones had caused some kind of trouble I should avoid.
    Part 3 (2% in)
  • Phaedrus got this far with his concept of Quality because he deliberately refused to look outside the immediate classroom experience.
    Part 3 (16% in)
  • He had almost deliberately failed the one course in it he had attended and had written a number of papers subjecting the instructor and materials to outrageous attack.
    Part 3 (18% in)
  • So I slow down, but after a while see he is deliberately lagging behind.
    Part 3 (42% in)
  • Nature has a non-Euclidian geometry of her own that seems to soften the deliberate objectivity of these buildings with a kind of random spontaneity that architects would do well to study.
    Part 3 (71% in)
  • What you have to do, if you get caught in this gumption trap of value rigidity, is slow down...you're going to have to slow down anyway whether you want to or not...but slow down deliberately and go over ground that you've been over before to see if the things you thought were important were really important and to —well —just stare at the machine.
    Part 3 (89% in)
  • Well, he should somehow try to slow down deliberately and go over ground that he has been over before and see if things he thought were important really were important and, well, stop yanking and just stare at the coconut for a while.
    Part 3 (90% in)
  • If you just deliberately assume you're not much good, then your gumption gets a boost when the facts prove this assumption is correct.
    Part 3 (91% in)
  • Fear of loathsomeness and shame disappear when his urine flows not deliberately but naturally on the floor of the room.
    Part 4 (83% in)
  • Fear of pain, the pain of the martyrs is overcome when cigarettes burn not deliberately but naturally down into his fingers until they are extinguished by blisters formed by their own heat.
    Part 4 (83% in)

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