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deliberate
used in Dracula

3 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
deliberate insult
Definition
to do something intentionally (do it on purpose)
  • Before I could say a word, or move forward to seize him, he sprang on the bulwark and deliberately threw himself into the sea.
    Chapter 7 (78% in)
deliberately = intentionally
  • There was a deliberate voluptuousness which was both thrilling and repulsive, and as she arched her neck she actually licked her lips like an animal, till I could see in the moonlight the moisture shining on the scarlet lips and on the red tongue as it lapped the white sharp teeth.
    Chapter 3 (88% in)
deliberate = intentional
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2  —1 use as in:
need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • I am truly thankful that she is to be left out of our future work, and even of our deliberations.
    Chapter 19 (51% in)
deliberations = discussions

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
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3  —1 use as in:
a deliberate thinker
Definition
done with great care — often slowly
  • Then he deliberately set himself down to prepare for the task. He find in patience just how is his strength, and what are his powers.
    Chapter 24 (44% in)
deliberately = with great care — often slowly
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