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deliberate

deliberate Sentence Examples

  • Sure she was thin, but it wasn't a deliberate condition.

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  • His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.

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  • The deliberate movements alone took a minute.

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  • She shrugged with as much elegance as she could muster, and eyed him with deliberate interest.

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  • It was a calculated, deliberate move to wipe out the wealthy.

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  • The request for a monarchy is a deliberate offence against Yahweh (viii.

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  • The act had the appearance of a deliberate offence to the king, who was on bad terms with his son.

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  • The deliberate dance was methodical.

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  • Rostov was a truthful young man and would on no account have told a deliberate lie.

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  • The the scepticism of Koheleth differs from that of Job in quality and scope: it is deliberate and calm, not wrung out by personal suffering; and it relates to the whole course and constitution of nature, not merely to the injustices of fortune.

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  • The Immortal approached with caution, his movements deliberate and his voice steady and low.

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  • His move was too deliberate to be other than planned.

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  • She smiled weakly at his deliberate misinterpretation of the cliché.

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  • And it is immediately evident that the deliberate "bear" works by selling "futures," and that the effect of his sales is propagated to "spot."

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  • He found there, as he subsequently explained, the most confused ideas current as to the aims of the Allies in the war, and deliberate perversions circulated by enemy agents.

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  • It is probably a corruption, perhaps deliberate, of Abednebo, "servant of Nebo," though G.

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  • 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.

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  • "One thing I ask of your excellency," Dolokhov said in his firm, ringing, deliberate voice.

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  • Something in his innocent boyish smile and the way he moved - so deliberate, even graceful.

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  • The frankness with which he attacks the court of Rome for its exactions is remarkable; so, too, is the intense nationalism which he displays in dealing with this topic. His faults of presentment are more often due to carelessness and narrow views than to deliberate purpose.

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  • In November the emperor put an end to the angry debates which ensued in the assembly by dissolving it, exiling the Andradas to France, and convoking a new assembly to deliberate on a proposed constitution more liberal than the former project.

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  • It was decided that that army should halt and reconstitute for the present, as any further advance could only be carried out by a deliberate and carefully planned assault on the canal line.

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  • To this question I shall expect from you an answer in plain terms according to your deliberate judgment.

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  • Children seldom have any difficulty in understanding her; which suggests that her deliberate measured speech is like theirs, before they come to the adult trick of running all the words of a phrase into one movement of the breath.

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  • Their campaign was one of deliberate conquest, one of the greatest ever planned by Christian missionaries.

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  • Their campaign was one of deliberate conquest, one of the greatest ever planned by Christian missionaries.

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  • In October of this last year a committee (Landesausschuss) of the whole territory was appointed to deliberate on laws proposed to it before they received the final sanction of the emperor.

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  • Peter, in fact, was too good-natured and inconsequent to pursue, or even premeditate, any deliberate course of ill treatment.

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  • This decision is so patently unjust that it has been very widely ascribed to a deliberate design to keep the two countries apart.

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  • No doubt the later indigitamenta (" bidding-prayers") which give us detailed lists of the spirits which preside over the various actions of the infant, or the stages in the marriage ceremony, or the agricultural operations of the farmer, are due in a large measure to deliberate pontifical elaboration, but they are a true indication of the Roman attitude of mind, which reveals itself continually in the analysis of the cults of the household or the festivals of the agricultural year.

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  • The extirpation of Protestantism was a deliberate prearranged programme, and as Protestantism was by this time identical with Magyarism 3 the extirpation of the one was tantamount to the extirpation of the other.

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  • The extirpation of Protestantism was a deliberate prearranged programme, and as Protestantism was by this time identical with Magyarism 3 the extirpation of the one was tantamount to the extirpation of the other.

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  • No personal wrongs, but the deliberate determination of a strong-minded, capable woman to snatch the reins of government from the hands of a semi-imbecile, was the cause of Peter's overthrow, and his stupendous blunders supplied Catherine with her opportunity.

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  • Warren Hastings, as a deliberate measure of policy, withheld the tribute due to the emperor, and resold Allahabad and Kora to the wazir of Oudh.

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  • Those who hold to the genuineness of Colossians find it easier to explain the resemblances as the product of the free working of the same mind, than as due to a deliberate imitator.

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  • Of deliberate direct action there was not much, nor was it needed.

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  • The intrinsic improbabilities of the narrative, if taken as direct history, are also great: Jesus' deliberate delay of two days to secure His friend's dying, and His rejoicing at the death, since thus He can revivify His friend and bring His disciples to believe in Himself as the Life; His deliberate weeping over the death which He has thus let happen, yet His anger at the similar tears of Lazarus's other friends; and His praying, as He tells the Father in the prayer itself, simply to edify the bystanders: all point to a doctrinal allegory.

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  • The grounds for a divorce a mensa et thoro, which may be granted for ever or for a limited time only, are cruelty, excessively vicious conduct, or desertion; for a divorce a vinculo matrimonii the chief grounds are impotence at the time of marriage, adultery or deliberate abandonment for three years.

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  • The time had come for deliberate reconstruction, for inquiring whether the existence of many admitted evils was, as it was said to be, unavoidable; for proving that the needs of society may be classified and provided for by contrivances which shall not clash --?

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  • He used for the decoration of his own city the money furnished by the Athenian allies for defence against Persia: it is very fortunate that after the time of Xerxes Persia made no deliberate attempt against Greece.

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  • That the compiler is always unwilling to speak of the misfortunes of good rulers is not necessarily to be ascribed to a deliberate suppression of truth, but shows that the book was throughout composed not in purely historical interests, but with a view to inculcating a single practical lesson.

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  • This theory would reconcile the conflicting evidence, that of those who saw Charles writing parts and read the MS. before publication, and the deliberate statements of Gauden.

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  • Its duty is to deliberate upon all administrative matters, including the budget, and it possesses certain powers over the finances; (3) The Financial Delegations (created by decree in 1898), an elective body whose duty is to investigate all matters affecting taxation and to vote the budget.

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  • The chronicle of Villehardouin is justly held to be the very best presentation we possess of the spirit of chivalry - not the designedly exalted and poetized chivalry of the romances, not the self-conscious and deliberate chivalry of the 14th century, but the unsophisticated mode of thinking and acting which brought about the crusades, stimulated the vast literary development of the 12th and 13th centuries, and sent knights-errant, principally though not wholly of French blood, to establish principalities and kingdoms throughout Europe and the nearer East.

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  • The chronicle of Villehardouin is justly held to be the very best presentation we possess of the spirit of chivalry - not the designedly exalted and poetized chivalry of the romances, not the self-conscious and deliberate chivalry of the 14th century, but the unsophisticated mode of thinking and acting which brought about the crusades, stimulated the vast literary development of the 12th and 13th centuries, and sent knights-errant, principally though not wholly of French blood, to establish principalities and kingdoms throughout Europe and the nearer East.

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  • A series of partial assaults by the various front-line divisions having had little result it became evident that a deliberate attack would be necessary to overcome this obstacle.

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  • At the same time various details (as comparison with the Book of Kings shows) are relatively old and, on a priori grounds, it is extremely unlikely that the unhistorical elements are necessarily due to deliberate imagination or perversion rather than to the development of earlier traditions.

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  • Not, of course, that they meant deliberate evil; Pascal expressly credits them with good intentions.

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  • His passion for intrigue is curiously illustrated by his letter to the tsarevich: Alexius at Vienna, assuring his "future sovereign" of his devotion, and representing his sojourn in England as a deliberate seclusion of a zealous but powerless well-wisher.

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  • Neumann argued that the recrudescence of active persecution was initiated by a deliberate ad hoc rescript issued probably in A.D.

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  • If there were strong currents at the bottom of the ocean the uniform accumulation of the deposit of minute shells of globigerina and radiolarian ooze would be impossible, the rises and ridges would necessarily be swept clear of them, and the fact that this is not the case shows that from whatever cause the waters of the depths are set in motion, that motion must be of the most deliberate and gentlest kind.

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  • He fancies that he has tried or observed everything in human experience, and his deliberate conclusion is that nothing is worth doing.

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  • Beyond appearing at the meetings of learned societies he took little part in public affairs; he lived alone, conducting his investigations in a deliberate and exhaustive manner, but in the most rigid seclusion, no person being admitted to his laboratory on any pretext.

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  • But of these deliberate early records a very small portion only has escaped the ravages of time and barbarism.

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  • On the contrary, few men were more deliberate in considering all sides of an important problem.

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  • Only in the appendix do we find any deliberate identification with a particular historic person: " this is the disciple who witnessed to and who wrote these things " (24) refers doubtless to the whole previous work and to " the disciple whom Jesus loved," identified here with an unnamed historic personage whose recent death had created a shock, evidently because he was the last of that apostolic generation which had so keenly expected the second coming (18-23).

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  • Only in the appendix do we find any deliberate identification with a particular historic person: " this is the disciple who witnessed to and who wrote these things " (24) refers doubtless to the whole previous work and to " the disciple whom Jesus loved," identified here with an unnamed historic personage whose recent death had created a shock, evidently because he was the last of that apostolic generation which had so keenly expected the second coming (18-23).

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  • Public Debt.The national debt of France is the heaviest of any country in the world., Its foundation was laid early in the 15th century, and the continuous wars of succeeding centuries, combined with the extravagance of the monarchs, as well as deliberate disregard of financial and economic conditions, increased it at an alarming rate.

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  • Though expected to take part in the negotiations which led in 1648 to the peace of Westphalia, he refused to deliberate with heretics, and protested against the treaties when completed.

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  • Two assemblies of barons and prelates were held at Bourges in November 1283 and February 1284 to deliberate on the question.

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  • Its function is to deliberate on subjects of common concern to the entire denomination, and to publish such opinions and counsels as a majority may see fit to send forth to the churches.

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  • (r) The soldiers cast lots upon His garments and seamless tunic; His mother with two faithful women and the beloved disciple at the cross's foot; His commendation of His mother and the disciple to each other; His last two sayings in deliberate accomplishment of scripture " I thirst," " It is accomplished."

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  • (r) The soldiers cast lots upon His garments and seamless tunic; His mother with two faithful women and the beloved disciple at the cross's foot; His commendation of His mother and the disciple to each other; His last two sayings in deliberate accomplishment of scripture " I thirst," " It is accomplished."

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  • Hence the first Christian writings were no deliberate product of theologians who supposed themselves to be laying the foundation of a sacred volume.

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  • Their movements were slow and methodical, controlled, deliberate.

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  • - Megalothrips lati- Tubulif era are slow and deliberate.

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  • Chapter vii., then, interrupts the development of the author's plan, but the interruption is deliberate.

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  • Troppau was founded in the 13th century; but almost its only claim to historical mention is the fact that in 1820 the monarchs of Austria, Russia and Prussia met here to deliberate on the tendencies of the Neapolitan revolution.

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  • but much the greater part of them " he holds to be " deliberate changes, introduced silently and without authority by men whose very names are often unknown."

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  • The policy adopted by the early emperors of encouraging, within the limits of a uniform system, the independence and civic patriotism of the towns, was superseded in the 3rd and 4th centuries by a deliberate effort to use the towns as instruments of the imperial government, under the direct control of the emperor or his representatives in the provinces.

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  • This is the deliberate alteration of an exemplar by way of substitution, addition or omission, but when it takes the particular form of omission it is naturally very hard to detect.

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  • Deliberate alteration is occasionally due to disapproval of what stands in the text or even to less creditable reasons.

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  • It was evident that a similar analysis might have been applied to tactual consciousness which does not give externality in its deepest significance any more than the visual; but with deliberate purpose Berkeley at first drew out only one side of his argument.

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  • Though the idea of preserving peace by general international regulation has had several exponents in the course of ages, no deliberate plan has ever yet been carried into effect.

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  • This brings us down to the greatest deliberate effort ever made to secure the peace of the world by a general convention.

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  • The conventions drawn up at the second conference were a deliberate codification of many branches of international law.

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  • One of the most notable efforts directed to the deliberate cementing of friendship has been the interchange of official visits by municipal bodies.

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  • For the next four years he led a vagabond life, but in 1698, after vainly petitioning the new king, Charles XII., for pardon, he entered the service of Augustus the Strong of Saxony and Poland, with the deliberate intention of wresting from Sweden Livonia, to which he had now no hope of returning so long as that province belonged to the Swedish Crown.

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  • Dorner maintains that hopeless perdition can be the penalty only of the deliberate rejection of the Gospel, that those who have not had the opportunity of choice fairly and fully in this life will get it hereafter, but that the right choice will in all cases be made we cannot be confident.

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  • Vocalic harmony is the internal bringing together of vowels of the same class for the sake of greater euphony, while vocalic dissimilation is the deliberate insertion of another class of vowels, in order to prevent the disagreeable monotony arising from too prolonged a vowel harmony.

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  • Deliberate inversion certainly occurs in the Sumerian documents, and it is highly probable that this was a priestly mode of writing, but never of speaking; at any rate, not when the language was in common use.

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  • It is now tolerably clear that Philip's motives in this sinister proceeding were lack of money, and probably the deliberate Finke, ii.

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  • That such was the case must not be entirely charged to partiality, still less to deliberate unfairness on the part of William I.

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  • PREVARICATION, a divergence from the truth, equivocation, quibbling, a want of plain-dealing or straightforwardness, especially a deliberate misrepresentation by evasive answers, often used as a less offensive synonym for a lie.

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  • The affair was magnified in the Convention into a deliberate murder of the "representative of the Republic" by the pope's orders.

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  • Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the Château d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.

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  • There are five chief editions of the true Pensees earlier than Brunschvig's: that of Faugere (1844), the editio princeps; that of Havet (1852, 1867 and 1881), on the whole the best; that of Victor Rochet (1873), good, but arranged and edited with the deliberate intention of making Pascal first of all an orthodox apologist; that of Molinier (1877-1879), a carefully edited and interesting text, the important corrections of which have been introduced into Havet's last edition and that of G.

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  • These qualities, combined with the open criticism of the institutions of marriage, of monarchy, and of all forms of private property, joined to the deliberate attempt to stir up class hatred, which was indeed an essential part of their policy, caused a widespread feeling that the Social Democrats were a serious menace to civilization.

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  • It was not clear that their action was deliberate, but none the less the chancellor himself came down to ask from the House permission to bring a charge of lse-majest against them, a request which was, of course, almost unanimously refused.

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  • Their conclusion rested on the supposed elimination of all known physical causes for the movements; but it is doubtful from the description of the experiments whether the precautions taken were sufficient to exclude unconscious muscular action or even deliberate fraud.

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  • Without consulting the co-signatory powers of the treaty of Berlin, and in deliberate violation of its provisions, the king-emperor issued, on the 13th of October, a decree annexing Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Habsburg Monarchy, and at the same time announcing the withdrawal of the AustroHungarian troops from the sanjak of Novibazar.

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  • Lushington, T.Fowell Buxton, James Cropper, Daniel O'Connell and others, in which they declared their deliberate judgment that "its precepts were delusive," and "its real effects of the most dangerous nature."

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  • There is evidence that the amount of stress on syllables, and the consequent length of vowels, varied greatly in spoken Coptic, and that the variation gave much trouble to the scribes; the early Christian writers must have taken as a model for each dialect the deliberate speech of grave elders or preachers, and so secured a uniform system of accentuation.

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  • A considerable portion of this injury was inflicted, after the works had been silenced, by the deliberate fire of the ships.

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  • Their departure from Egypt is deliberate; the people have time to borrow raiment and jewels from their neighbours.

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  • 3 1, 35, 36), which point to a more deliberate departure.

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  • The fact that the new invaders brought their wives and children with them shows that this was no mere raid, but a deliberate 1 Where alternative dates are given the later date is that of the Saxon Chronicle.

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  • Justinian was rather quick than strong or profound; his policy does not strike one as the result of deliberate and well-considered views, but dictated by the hopes and fancies of the moment.

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  • Close by is the Upstallsboom, the hill of oath and liberty, where every year at Whitsuntide representatives of the seven Frisian coast lands assembled to deliberate.

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  • Nor can it be said that the first works of a more extensive and deliberate character show any consciousness of pure art as we find it in contemporary writings in England, though the fact that they are translations has some prospective significance.

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  • When Diocletian had begun to manifest a pronounced hostility towards Christianity, George sought a personal interview with him, in which he made deliberate profession of his faith, and, earnestly remonstrating against the persecution which had begun, resigned his commission.

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  • That this abolition of the word Mass, as implying the offering of Christ's Body and Blood by the priest for the living and the dead was deliberate is clear from the language of those who were chiefly responsible for the change.

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  • I would not consider, I would not deliberate; I would act !"

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  • It is the first known example of continuous historical writing (Genesis to Kings, Chronicles-EzraNehemiah), and represents a deliberate effort to go back from 3 See Bible: Old Test.

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  • (6) That a simplification and cheapening of the proceedings connected with new settlements and an avoidance of the harassing invasion of an army of subordinate officials, are a part of the deliberate policy of Government.

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  • It was no longer a question of the partition of Turkey or of a Russian conquest of Constantinople, but of the deliberate degradation by Russia of the Ottoman empire into a weak state wholly dependent upon herself.

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  • It is the age of discussion used as a universal solvent, before it has been brought to book by a deliberate unfolding of the principles of the structure of thought determining and limiting the movement of thought itself.

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  • The composition of the history displays much ability; but Boece's imagination was, however, stronger than his judgment: of the extent of the historian's credulity, his narrative exhibits many unequivocal proofs; and of deliberate invention or distortion of facts not a few, though the latter are less flagrant and intentional than early 19th-century criticism has assumed.

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  • In confinement these apes (of which adult specimens have been exhibited in Calcutta) appear very slow and deliberate in their movements; but in their native forests they swing themselves from bough to bough and from tree to tree as fast as a man can walk on the ground beneath.

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  • The Thessalian League originated in the deliberate choice by village aristocracies of a single monarch who belonged from time to time to several of the so-called Heracleid families.

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  • There are, however, many other episodes that have nothing to do with Beowulf himself, but seem to have been inserted with a deliberate intention of making the poem into a sort of cyclopaedia of Germanic tradition.

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  • When the emperor Conrad, with the deliberate intention of subjugating Hungary, invaded it in 1030, Stephen not only drove him out, but captured Vienna (now mentioned for the first time) 'and compelled the emperor to cede a large portion of the Ostmark (1031).

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  • Deliberate mis-statements, too, are not unknown, especially amongst women.

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  • Pius had fed on inspirations; Leo was a man of calm, deliberate judgment, little likely to po ' 'L pe eo XIII.

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  • He is prejudiced against the Saracens, against the French, and against all the rivals or enemies of his master; but he is never guilty of deliberate misrepresentation.

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  • To escape from these preoccupations and prejudices except upon the path of conscious and deliberate sin was impossible for all but minds of rarest quality and courage; and these were too often reduced to the recantation of their supposed errors no less by some secret clinging sense of guilt than by the church's iron hand.

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  • Bacon's letter 2 on this occasion is worthy of serious attention; he evidently thought the charge was but part of the deliberate scheme to ruin him which had already been in progress.

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  • Now, corruption strictly interpreted would imply the deliberate sale of justice, and this Bacon explicitly denies, affirming that he never " had bribe or reward in his eye or thought when he pronounced any sentence or order."

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  • Although it must be admitted that the Baconian method is fairly open to the above-mentioned objections, it is curious and significant that Bacon was not thoroughly ignorant of them, but with deliberate consciousness preferred his own method.

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  • We are asked to read into the Pregnani story a deliberate intrigue on Charles's part for an excuse for having James de la Cloche in England.

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  • In 1837 Schopenhauer sent to the committee entrusted with the execution of the proposed monument to Goethe at Frankfort a long and deliberate expression of his views, in general and particular, on the best mode of carrying out the design.

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  • He had, therefore, guaranteed the Pragmatic Sanction with the deliberate intention of defending it.

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  • At the opening of every session, the king submitted to the estates " royal propositions," or bills, upon which each estate proceeded to deliberate in its own separate chamber.

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  • It was Daniel's deliberate intention to introduce the Epistle into English poetry, "after the manner of Horace."

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  • It was assumed by deists in debating against the orthodox, that the flood of error in the hostile camp was due to the benevolent cunning or deliberate self-seeking of unscrupulous men, supported by the ignorant with the obstinacy of prejudice.

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  • The Franco-Prussian War of 1870 was preceded by a deliberate declaration.

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  • These curiae were to deliberate separately and only to meet for a final decision.

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  • There were in him what may be called glimmerings of deliberate literature, but they were hardly more than glimmerings.

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  • He is indeed free from the grosser faults of deliberate Critical injustice and falsification, and he resists that temptation to invent, to which "the minds of authors are only too method.

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  • On the other hand, every deliberate action based on an avowedly altruistic principle necessarily has a reference to the agent; if it is right that A should do a certain action for the benefit of B, then it tends to the moral self-realization of A that he should do it.

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  • A few Swedenborgians still hold to the nonseparating policy, but more from force of circumstances than from deliberate principle.

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  • Though he praised Sir Hugh in his public despatch he attacked him in private, and the Whig press, with the unquestionable aid of Keppel's friends, began a campaign of calumny to which the ministerial papers answered in the same style, each side accusing the other of deliberate treason.

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  • With his fierce hatred of what he recognized as injustice, it was impossible that he should not feel exasperated at the gross misgovernment of Ireland for the supposed benefit of England, the systematic exclusion of Irishmen from places of honour and profit, the spoliation of the country by absentee landlords, the deliberate discouragement of Irish trade and manufactures.

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  • His most celebrated work is his Cases of Conscience, deliberate judgments upon points of morality submitted to him.

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  • Not that there was any direct, deliberate borrowing by one nation from the other, but all of them seem to have stood for a long time under identical psychological influences and to have developed on similar lines.

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  • The result is not highly favourable to either; neither can be taxed with deliberate falsification, but both have coloured and suppressed.

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  • The Ulster Covenant was adopted in the following Sept.; and, in the course of the prolonged fight in Parliament in the autumn and winter over the bill, Mr. Law took occasion to say that his words at Blenheim were deliberate, written down beforehand, and that he withdrew nothing.

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  • He was beginning to be himself by 1864 or 1865 - that was the first of such periods of his as may be accounted good - and, though not at that time so fully a master of transient effects of weather as he became later, he began then to paint with a success genuinely artistic the scenes of the harbour and the estuary, which no longer lost vivacity by deliberate and too obvious completeness.

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  • This is done, not always with any deliberate consciousness of fraud (although it must be clearly recognized that truth is not one of the "natural virtues," and that the sense of the obligations of truthfulness was far from strong), but rather to emphasize the importance of what was written, and the fact that it was no new invention of the writer's.

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  • He cannot deliberate or will as we do.

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  • Volition is essentially a free choice between alternatives, and that is best which is most deliberate, because it is most rational.

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  • These laws recognized crime, but in the same calm and deliberate way in which they recognized contract and other things seriously affecting the people.

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  • caused not by the turbulence of a few wild spirits, but by the deliberate conspiracy of all who saw their advantage in anarchy.

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  • His success did almost as much harm as good to his cause, for the deliberate sack of the city was carried out with such ruthless severity that it roused wild wrath rather than terror in the neighboring regions.

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  • The deliberate harrying of the Midlands by Margarets northern levies was a new departure, and one bitterly resented.

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  • Did not Sir William Stanley, the best paid of those who betrayed Richard III., afterwards lose his head for a deliberate plot to betray Henry VII.?

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  • From the moment of the passing of the Toleration Act, no Protestant in England performed any act of worship except by his own free and deliberate choice.

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  • " The state " with Locke was the deliberate outcome of free contract rather than a natural growth or organism.

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  • There is no historical proof that power was formally entrusted to rulers by the conscious and deliberate action of the ruled.

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  • They did not even determine the question whether the estates should act as separate bodies or deliberate collectively.

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  • At the Seance Royale Louis made known his will that the Estates should deliberate apart, and declared that if they should refuse to help him he would do by his sole authority what was necessary for the happiness of his people.

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  • Those of Talleyrand are singularly barren, the result, no doubt, of deliberate suppression.

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  • These difficulties arise quite naturally from the obligation, which metaphysicians, theologians, moral philosophers, men of science, and psychologists alike recognize, to give an account, consistent with their theories, of the relation of man's power of deliberate and purposive activity to the rest of the universe.

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  • And if freedom of choice be a possibility at all, it must in future be regarded as the prerogative of a man's whole personality, exhibited continuously throughout the development of his character, displayed to some extent in all conscious conative processes, though especially apparent in crises necessitating deliberate and serious purpose.

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  • The deliberate looseness which is thus given to his fundamental doctrine characterizes more or less his whole discussion of ethics.

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  • Aristotle had already been led to attempt a refutation of the Socratic identification of virtue with knowledge; but his attempt had only shown the profound difficulty of attacking the paradox, so long as it was admitted that no one could of deliberate purpose act contrary to what seemed to him best.

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  • This, at any rate, is Hobbes's cardinal doctrine in moral psychology, that each man's appetites or desires are naturally directed either to the preservation of his life, or to that heightening of it which he feels as pleasure.2 Hobbes does not distinguish instinctive from deliberate pleasureseeking; and he confidently resolves the most apparently unselfish emotions into phases of self-regard.

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  • Both Joseph Warton and Dr Parr accused Middleton of deliberate plagiarism, which was the more likely to have escaped detection owing to the small number of existing copies of Bellenden's work.

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  • There can be no doubt, in spite of the apology for his action published by Guizot in his memoirs, that Louis Philippe made a deliberate attempt to overreach the British government; and, if the attempt issued in disaster to himself, this was due, not to the failure of his statecraft so much as to his neglect of the obvious factor of human nature.

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  • He found, however, a deliberate intention on the part of Austria to humble Prussia, and to degrade her from the position of an equal power, and also great jealousy of Prussia among the smaller German princes, many of whom owed their thrones to the Prussian soldiers, who, as in Saxony and Baden, had crushed the insurgents.

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  • From its shape the koala is called by the colonists the "native bear"; the term "native sloth" being also applied to it, from its arboreal habits and slow deliberate movements.

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  • Throughout the early months of 1789 he was regarded as the saviour of France, but his conduct at the meeting of the states general showed that he regarded it merely as an assembly which should grant money, not organize reforms. But as he had advised the calling of the states general, and the double representation of the third estate, and then permitted the orders to deliberate and vote in common, he was regarded as the cause of the Revolution by the court, and on July 11 was ordered to leave France at once.

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  • (2) Self-interest, founded on the love of pleasure and the fear of pain, is the sole spring of judgment, action, affection; self-sacrifice is prompted by the fact that the sensation of pleasure outweighs the accompanying pain; it is thus the result of deliberate calculation; we have no liberty of choice between good and evil; there is no such thing as absolute right - ideas of justice and injustice change according to customs. (3) All intellects are equal; their apparent inequalities do not depend on a more or less perfect organization, but have their cause in the unequal desire for instruction, and this desire springs from passions, of which all men commonly well organized are susceptible to the same degree; and we can, therefore, all love glory with the same enthusiasm and we owe all to education.

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  • In his criticism on Adam Smith, and his arguments for a system of moderate protective duties associated with the deliberate policy of promoting national interests, his work was the inspiration of Friedrich List, and so the foundation of the economic system of Germany in a later day, and again, still later, of the policy of Tariff Reform and Colonial Preference in England, as advocated by Mr Chamberlain and his supporters.

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  • The supreme ecclesiastical authority is the consistory in Dessau; while a synod of 39 members, elected for six years, assembles at periods to deliberate on internal matters touching the organization of the church.

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  • Hands shoved backwards into his back pockets, he took slow deliberate steps, as if he had something on his mind.

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  • She shrugged with as much elegance as she could muster, and eyed him with deliberate interest.

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  • His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.

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  • She smiled weakly at his deliberate misinterpretation of the cliché.

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  • Sure she was thin, but it wasn't a deliberate condition.

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  • Something in his innocent boyish smile and the way he moved - so deliberate, even graceful.

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  • The deliberate movements alone took a minute.

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  • The deliberate dance was methodical.

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  • The Immortal approached with caution, his movements deliberate and his voice steady and low.

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  • His move was too deliberate to be other than planned.

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  • Their movements were slow and methodical, controlled, deliberate.

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  • The adjectives derived, duped and were deliberate.

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  • I'm cynical enough to believe this is deliberate.

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  • A deliberate breach of the health and safety legislation with a view to profit seriously aggravates the offense.

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  • The clue's deliberate ambiguity is helped by the exact nature of the last letter change being left undefined.

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  • Peter Watkins uses TV broadcasting, a deliberate anachronism, to stage his tale of the Paris Commune.

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  • On the other hand, there is no law against deliberate archaism.

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  • Why was there a deliberate attempt to conceal this?

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  • Through deliberate acts or neglect or both, Imperial Tobacco is facilitating tobacco smuggling and managing the black market in its products.

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  • Close support mobility tasks include deliberate countermine, gap crossing, complex obstacle breaching as well as route opening.

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  • This deliberate creation and destruction of human life makes it even more objectionable, in moral terms, than reproductive human cloning.

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  • And the charge of deliberate deceit is not without merit.

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  • In our opinion this is deliberate deception by the council to conceal the extent of the plans.

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  • His paintings, with their unexpected juxtaposition of objects, are a deliberate defiance of common sense.

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  • deliberate on the matter by the police or by the Secretary of State.

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  • deliberate self-harm is far greater.

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  • deliberate ploy to upset the community.

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  • deliberate deception by the council to conceal the extent of the plans.

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  • deliberate concealment.

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  • deliberate attempt by a person to end their own life.

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  • deliberate handball in the area.

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  • City's play often seemed far more deliberate, they always wanted an extra touch and moves broke down often through their own failings.

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  • NGOs have been hampered by diplomatic secrecy and an apparently deliberate decision to withhold information about the humanitarian dimensions of the war plans.

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  • This is quite deliberate on my part for two reasons.

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  • The shock value of Jerry Springer: The Opera is entirely deliberate of course.

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  • The imperative need for the Security Council to carefully deliberate over decisions for the setting up of peace operations cannot be over-stated.

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  • He said: " The lid has been left on the box, so this was obviously deliberate.

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  • It is notable (and probably deliberate) that at few radon conferences are the benefits of marginal intervention assessed in a health context.

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  • deliberate in order to take full account of their circumstances at the time of release.

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  • In this case Customs have not alleged deliberate dishonesty but still assessed a 15% penalty.

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  • This is another example of the negative effects of deliberate dishonesty in public life.

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  • Headlines which speak of '500 Taliban killed ' are deliberate disinformation.

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  • dismantlem, indeed, it represented the deliberate dismantling of the state in the interests of the new Tigrayan rulers.

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  • And despite the libel laws demanding that she prove deliberate distortion by Irving, the final judgment upheld every major aspect of her defense.

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  • episodes of deliberate self-harm is far greater.

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  • On a gruesome theme we have the deliberate ceremonial evocation of deific or devilish forms.

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  • The deliberate exclusion the individuals lines annual holiday insurance worldwide that lend.

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  • It may even be a deliberate falsehood with the intention of encouraging dangerous or evil acts.

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  • Esthetic convention allows that an architectural folly, well executed, can achieve a real artistic integrity in its deliberate incompleteness.

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  • forewarn the council of any deliberate intention to incur an annual deficit.

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  • There is a specific provision to protect the buyer if the object turns out to be counterfeit, a deliberate modern forgery.

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  • As Robin says, how many of those INS detainees were held as a result of this, or some less deliberate bureaucratic foul-up?

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  • The fight sequences are thrilling, but never overly glamorized, and the film's pacing is engaging and deliberate.

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  • The offense of deliberate handball includes the illegal use of either hand or arm.

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  • honest mistake or deliberate on behalf of the patient.

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  • Deliberate resistance, of course, makes the hypnotist 's task much harder.

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  • The cause of the fire was suspected deliberate ignition.

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  • illegitimacy at the heart of the constitution as a deliberate principle.

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  • This new body of work, with its highly-charged poetic imagery, has a deliberate ambiguity which enriches it no end.

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  • Restraint that involves the deliberate infliction of violence is used systematically in penal custody.

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  • It's probably insane, a deliberate infliction of pain on oneself.

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  • Accidental or deliberate oral ingestion The product would only be expected to be harmful if orally ingested in very large quantities.

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  • In fact, the picture painted of him here amounts to a deliberate insult.

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  • Neither will anything created with the deliberate intent of causing a current non-celebrity to meet the definition criteria.

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  • luminaire layout is deliberate and responds to the architectural forms that occur throughout the project.

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  • In the judge's opinion, this did not amount to a deliberate plan to use targeted malice to close the company.

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  • Peter is also responsible for the Millenium Project (deliberate misspelling - explanation on the opening page) which further debunks more www lunacy.

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  • narrowcast codes often involve more deliberate learning (Fiske 1989, 315 ).

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  • negation of this concept: the mutually deliberate deviation from the economic exchange.

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  • MS is after all not deliberate neglect or abuse of the children.

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  • This view is not merely false: it is a deliberate attempt to defend the opportunism of all anti-communist trends in the labor movement.

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  • phonemic transcriptions of vocabulary with a deliberate mistake.

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  • The University regards deliberate plagiarism as a serious disciplinary offense, and if discovered it is penalized severely.

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  • Its deliberate release in 2002 leads to the most devastating global plague ever known.

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  • The name is a deliberate ploy to avoid being hidden in the World Music or New Age racks of record shops.

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  • Yet every day thousands of miles of British bus lanes seem to stand idly by in deliberate provocation of the motoring public.

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  • deliberate release of chemical agents Deliberate release of radioactivity The Department's contingency plans for radiological or nuclear incidents.

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  • retires to deliberate in private.

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  • How you could be exposed to ricin It would take a deliberate act to make ricin and use it to poison people.

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  • One questions raised is: were these stones then removed, in an act of deliberate sabotage?

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  • A hand at the back of the head, such a similar gesture, can evoke the deliberate sensuality of lifting the hair.

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  • supposition yesterday that the remark was probably deliberate.

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  • Is this a deliberate diversionary tactic on the part of these conservative forces?

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  • Otherwise religion mutates into aggressive tribalism and an excuse for deliberate opportunistic taking of offense.

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  • A variation on both the above activities is for you or the learners to prepare phonemic transcriptions of vocabulary with a deliberate mistake.

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