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deliberate
used in Lonesome Dove

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1  —1 use as in:
need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • If the Indians caught him in the open, his chances would be equally slim, of course, but it took no deliberation to know that if he had to choose, and he did, he would prefer the active to the passive course.
    Chapters 95-96 (5% in)

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  • "If you're riding north with old Shang we may never meet again this side of the bourn," Augustus said, deliberately adopting the elegiac tone.
    Chapters 3-4 (93% in)
  • He had never been an outstanding Indian fighter, but if you gave him something he could work at deliberately, like carpentering or blacksmithing, or well-digging or harness repair, Pea was excellent.
    Chapters 1-2 (18% in)

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