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 Meanings and Examples of DELIBERATE
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deliberate
 v.  consider; think about carefully; weigh
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  So, she was intensely annoyed when he dropped his masquerade and set out apparently upon a deliberate campaign to alienate Atlanta's good will.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  His craving was for the companionship of one whose point of view should justify his own, who should confirm, by deliberate observation, the truth to which his intuitions had leaped.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  But she was a deliberate and joyous spendthrift in her preparations for her first party, the housewarming.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Here then, from three impartial witnesses, I had a deliberate statement of the entire case.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
5  Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
6  He was usually cold and distant with men, but with all women he had a silent, grave familiarity, a special handshake, accompanied by a significant, deliberate look.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: II
7  He seemed conscious of possessing a keener power of enjoyment than other people; his quick recognitions made him frantically impatient of deliberate judgments.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
8  Heyward felt a burning desire to rush forward to meet them, so intense was the delirious anxiety of the moment; but he was restrained by the deliberate examples of the scout and Uncas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
9  A steady, though deliberate return was made from the rifle of Chingachgook, who had maintained his post throughout the fray with unmoved resolution.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
10  He now spoke in Delaware to his companions, and his address, though calm and deliberate, seemed very decided.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
11  Another long and deliberate pause succeeded these sententious questions and ready replies.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
12  Collecting all his energies in one effort he snapped the twigs which bound him and rushed upon another savage, who was preparing, with loud yells and a more deliberate aim, to repeat the blow.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
13  The hunter, like the savage whose place he filled, seemed to select among the blind signs of their wild route, with a species of instinct, seldom abating his speed, and never pausing to deliberate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
14  Morning is just touching them below," said the deliberate and musing scout, "and the watchers have a mind to wake up the sleepers by the sound of cannon.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
15  An Indian never starts on such an expedition without smoking over his council-fire; and, though a man of white blood, I honor their customs in this particular, seeing that they are deliberate and wise.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  All trace of his working - class background was deliberately obscured.
17  Managers deliberately obscured the real situation from federal investigators.
18  I know you think I did it deliberately, but I assure you I did not.
19  She lifted her chin in a gesture that deliberately exposed the line of her throat.
20  She has been deliberately left off the guest list.
21  He doesn't really mean that—he's just being deliberately provocative.
22  The acrobat deliberately faulted the performance once to make it look difficult.
23  His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them.
24  Her statement was deliberately misleading.
25  Was it just a coincidence that John and she had chanced to meet at the market, or was he deliberately trying to seek her out?
26  Deeply iconoclastic, Jean Genet deliberately set out to shock conventional theatergoers with his radical plays.
27  They have no doubt that the dolphins acted deliberately to protect them.
28  Perhaps alien worlds could be seeded deliberately with terrestrial micro-organisms that might take hold there, jump-starting evolution on those planets.
29  The preparations for attack are always made with a certain methodical deliberation.
30  He would also have seen that Iberville was smoking with deliberation, and drinking with a kind of mannered coolness.