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calculated
 a.  deliberately planned; carefully thought out in advance
Classic Sentence: (137 in 10 pages)
1  During the whole of that day they struggled on through the defiles, and by evening they calculated that they were more than thirty miles from their enemies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  A calculated, cast up, balanced, and proved house.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
3  His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  The kings of the Norman race, and the independent nobles, who followed their example in all acts of tyranny, maintained against this devoted people a persecution of a more regular, calculated, and self-interested kind.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  These were calculated in some degree to abate the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  All that was beautiful and graceful in the martial array had disappeared, and what was now visible was only calculated to awake terror or compassion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Hilda had calculated the turn into the lane at the bridge-end.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  The new mare proved a treasure; with a very little trouble she became exactly calculated for the purpose, and Fanny was then put in almost full possession of her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  Her disposition was peculiarly calculated to value a fond treatment, and from having hitherto known so little of it, she was the more overcome by Miss Crawford's.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  The only interruption which thoughts like these received for nearly half an hour was from a sudden burst of her father's, not at all calculated to compose them.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  Of these, the Jew was, at all events, sufficiently remarkable to be remembered, supposing he had been seen drinking, or loitering about; but Giles returned without any intelligence, calculated to dispel or lessen the mystery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  Nor was Mr. Bumble's gloom the only thing calculated to awaken a pleasing melancholy in the bosom of a spectator.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  He merely calculated on meeting her and her husband in an ordinary manner, chatting a little while, and leaving again.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
14  Wildeve's silence that day on what had happened to him was just the kind of behaviour calculated to make an impression on such a woman.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 8 Eustacia Hears of Good Fortune, and Beholds Evil
15  It was low in the heavens, and I calculated that in less than an hour it would lie just above the topmost branches of the old oak.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
16  An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets designed to bankrupt the firm.
17  I spent hours doing that calculation and I still got the answer wrong.
18  These days, scientists use computers to help them to get out the difficult calculation concerned with space travel.
19  There's an element of calculation in his behaviour that makes me distrust him.
20  Our guess was confirmed by calculation.
21  Perhaps you have made a mistake in your calculation.
22  The accuracy of equivalent circuit method can be effectively improved if the calculation of PM leakage permeance is accurate.
23  A student over sixteen reckons as two under eleven in the calculation of school building costs.
24  The calculation and the hope is that North Korea's nuclear program is really a diplomatic gambit, designed to extract economic and political concessions.
25  The problem with all these calculations is they assume a homogenous chemical mantle.
26  We can exclude the possibility of total loss from our calculations.
27  Dee looked at the bill and made some rapid calculations.
28  My brain swam at the complexity of the calculations.
29  The software allows you to define the network structure and performs the calculations and updates.
30  These new measurements mean that I'll have to redo the calculations.