deliberate


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Synonyms for deliberate

Synonyms for deliberate

planned, weighed, or estimated in advance

careful and slow in acting, moving, or deciding

to use the powers of the mind, as in conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and making judgments

to meet and exchange views to reach a decision

Synonyms for deliberate

discuss the pros and cons of an issue

carefully thought out in advance

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unhurried and with care and dignity

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Never, by accident, in this deliberate game, did he hurt her chin or cheek so severely as he hurt his own tender nose, but in the hurt itself he found more of delight than pain.
He had an intellectual and distinctive head, but the instant he turned to Prince Andrew the firm, intelligent expression on his face changed in a way evidently deliberate and habitual to him.
"Let them burn their powder," said the deliberate scout, while bullet after bullet whizzed by the place where he securely lay; "there will be a fine gathering of lead when it is over, and I fancy the imps will tire of the sport afore these old stones cry out for mercy!
He now spoke in Delaware to his companions, and his address, though calm and deliberate, seemed very decided.
By no deliberate act of Billy's was he becoming this other and unlovely Billy.
"That," he returned, "is my deliberate opinion in this office."
It was really a deliberate attempt at assassination, wasn't it?
His was deliberate creative genius, and, before he began a story or poem, the thing itself was already alive in his brain, with the end in sight and the means of realizing that end in his conscious possession.
I can understand compulsory military service, which affects my children, my brothers, and myself, I am ready to deliberate on what concerns me; but deliberating on how to spend forty thousand roubles of district council money, or judging the half-witted Alioshka--I don't understand, and I can't do it."
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.
But what turns my head and makes my gorge rise, is the cold-blooded, conscious, deliberate cruelty and torment that is manifest behind ninety-nine of every hundred trained-animal turns.
The worst was the area around Bankfields Road and Holmefields Road inBankfields, which saw 477 deliberate fires between April 2010 and March 2018 - the highest of any neighbourhood in England.
The area north of the A184 in Teams saw 308 deliberate fires between April 2010 and March 2018 - the 13th highest of any neighbourhood in England.
The area west of Sutton Coldfield saw 193 deliberate fires between April 2010 and March 2018 - the highest of any neighbourhood in Birmingham.
The area north of the A184 in Teams saw 308 deliberate fires between April 2010 and March 2018 -- the 13th highest of any neighbourhood in England.