How to use Purposely in a sentence
He did not purposely say things to please her, but whatever he was saying he regarded from her standpoint.
She purposely kept her thoughts of what was to come—and her fear for Jule—at the back of her mind, instead filling it with her willingness to learn her trade.
But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
It cannot purposely kill its mate.
And the talkative Dolgorukov, turning now to Boris, now to Prince Andrew, told how Bonaparte wishing to test Markov, our ambassador, purposely dropped a handkerchief in front of him and stood looking at Markov, probably expecting Markov to pick it up for him, and how Markov immediately dropped his own beside it and picked it up without touching Bonaparte's.Advertisement
Their party was not well disciplined, they purposely refrained from making Th it so, and hence their ruin.
For I purposely talked to him as if he were a philosopher, or desired to be one.
The Epacts Are Also Placed So As To Indicate The Full Moons Generally One Or Two Days After The True Full Moons; But This Was Done Purposely, To Avoid The Chance Of Concurring With The Jewish Passover, Which The Framers Of The Calendar Seem To Have Considered A Greater Evil Than That Of Celebrating Easter A Week Too Late.
This 1,200 ton freighter was purposely sunk in 1999.
Ships were bought and sold or purposely built as blockade runners.Advertisement
He purposely put his into the ordinary conversational idiom of the day, that is to say, into Pali.
She purposely kept her thoughts of what was to comeâ€”and her fear for Juleâ€”at the back of her mind, instead filling it with her willingness to learn her trade.
The deity had purposely left the underworld in shambles then gone to the mortal world, probably knowing her reincarnated human form was his mate.
He was purposely vague, enjoying the fact that her full attention was on him.
Rhyn glanced from the rolling teal waves to his mate. Her words about Gabe were troubling, and he couldn't determine if she was purposely vague or really didn't know. Her pretty face was puzzled, and he frowned. She was beyond tired. Whatever was happening to her in the underworld, it wasn't good. Anger filled him. As much as he wanted to stay in the dream world in case it really was the last time he saw her, he couldn't help her while stuck in the dream.Advertisement
Working in a very modern office, within a purposely designed building the Customer Service roles will include some general clerical / administration work.
On a particular newsgroup, says Tepper, established posters often " troll " for newbies by purposely making ignorant posts.
A public constructor for this class has been purposely omitted and applications should use one of the constants from this class.
They purposely excluded people who approach art in part for pleasure and edification in favor of social one-upmanship and an ever-narrowing, in-crowd elite.
Short sea traders have flat bottoms that are purposely designed to allow the vessel to sit on muddy and sandy riverbeds.Advertisement
The steel ties should be embedded in the masonry wall through purposely drilled holes.
The approach is, as we have seen, often guarded by additional constructions; the fact that the door and window face south is another argument in favour of this theory, and the access from one part of the interior to another is sometimes purposely rendered difficult by a sudden vertical rise of 5 or 6 ft.
The bill was shelved, a prorogation having taken place in consequence of a quarrel between the two Houses, supposed to have been purposely got up by Shaftesbury, in which he supported the right of the Lords to hear appeal cases, even where the defendant was a member of the Lower House.
A desert, or a belt of country left purposely without inhabitants, like the mark, marches or debatable lands of the middle ages, was once a common means of separating nations which nourished hereditary grievances.
Waste weirs resemble ordinary solid weirs in providing for the surplus discharge from a reservoir of an impounded river or mountain stream over their crest; but in reality they form part of a masonry reservoir dam for storing up water for water-supply or irrigation, kept purposely lower than the rest of the dam to allow the excess of water to escape down the valley (see Water-Supply).Advertisement
The Romans are credited with having purposely introduced the edible snail (Helix pomatia) into England, and the common garden snail and slugs (Helix aspersa, Limax agrestis and Anion hortensis) have been unwittingly established in New Zealand.
While some of the photos are purposely unflattering and in some cases downright mean and embarrassing to the subject at hand, the site really does prove a point - celebrities can be just as awkward, sloppy, and average as the rest of us.
According to the FTC, the studies used for these reports were flawed and the Nordic Track company purposely misinterpreted the results.
Often people who are angry believe others purposely make them angry or try to frustrate them.
While it goes without saying that a true friend will never purposely hurt your feelings, that same friend will also find a way to tell you the truth without hurting you.Advertisement
Then at science fair, whenever we clashed into each other or he came and purposely bumped into me, he would make fun of me.
Although some people purposely mix Adderall and alcohol in order to party longer, some people do inadvertently drink alcohol after forgetting they took their medication.
The gossip site quickly removed the clips, only to put them back up when Shrider admitted that she was the one who purposely leaked the parts of the home video.
As recently as 2009, Kelly admitted to purposely throwing herself down the stairs in order to get prescription pain killers from her doctor.
In fact, many parents purposely avoid putting very dressy clothing on their young children because they don't want to worry about keeping the clothes clean or because they prefer comfort over formality.Advertisement
Probably, but then anyone who purposely chooses to breed dogs can count themselves guilty also.
These beds are purposely designed to be low to the ground to make it easier for affected pets to easily climb in and out, and most come equipped with removable waterproof covers that protect the cushion beneath in the event of an accident.
When your dog flunks obedience class, scares a neighbor kid or purposely pees on your couch when you leave him for 30 minutes to go to the grocery store, tell yourself "This too shall pass," and get over it.
This is a term used to describe the process of a company that purposely misleads the consumer into believing that a product is more environmentally friendly than it is.
As with the other Silent Hill games, the controls seem purposely funky.Advertisement
By that I mean, as opposed to the smooth and easy controls you find in most horror games, it seems they purposely make you play a character who is as befuddled as you might find yourself to be in a similar situation.
Parents should observe the behavior of adolescents and teens who may be purposely overdosing on these drugs.
They may even purposely steal in retaliation for the pain they feel society has inflicted on them.
The layered, textured shag cut is a purposely "messy" style that works great on both men and women.
A boss, manager, or supervisor who is purposely trying to create an unpleasant work environment to force an employee to quit his or her position is also guilty of workplace harassment.Advertisement
Of course, there are also middle children who purposely rebel against authority to create their own unique niche.
She knows that she has made a mistake and says to me that she hasn't done anything purposely.
She says that she hasn't done anything purposely.
Some supposedly "ghostly" images captured on film were done so by accident, while others were purposely staged and created to dupe the public.
They might look purposely frayed, but that's part of their charm.Because the Converse slip ons come in such a variety of styles, they can be worn with many different outfits.Advertisement
In other words, it leaves you always wanting more, purposely leaving questions unanswered and plot lines left hanging so you will tune in for the next day.
Soap operas are the complete opposite - purposely leaving storylines open ended in order to hook viewers and keep you coming back for more.
The complexity of modern times coupled with the struggle to stand apart from the crowd has created a slew of new justifications for purposely scarring the body.
Some people find that they purposely do more exercise so that they get the "bragging rights" of recording it in their logs.
Some lingerie designers entered the world of lingerie purposely, while others did so by happy accident.
Some users purposely release viruses after renaming the file to match a popular song, game or movie, and others innocently spread a virus infecting their own computers.
The show has been accused of making situations appear drearier and more dramatic than they actually are, purposely filming individuals only during the darkest times of their struggle.
Some charged that the show was exploiting contestants by purposely misleading them to provide entertainment at their expense.
Science writer David Bradley points out that many social bookmark users are Internet savvy, and will purposely ignore your blogs efforts at earning money.
In fact, users on sites that allow user ratings may purposely vote down or bury blogs that have too many Google ads, or blogs that are characterized by an obvious, hard sell sales pitch.
Josh's sister had made a few comments to indicate that she thought Josh might have ended his life purposely because he still loved Carmen.
She purposely didn't take the bait that Gabriel might choose his ex over her.
She stepped into the hallway, unwilling to await a purposely slower-moving Romas, and touched the wall.
But Waterloo and the Restoration led to a second and final proscription of his father; and though not himself cashiered, Sadi was purposely told off for the merest drudgeries of his service.
He was only six years of age when he received the title of Augustus, and during his minority the conduct of affairs was in the hands of his mother, who purposely neglected his education.
Being only eight years old, a regency under Tanucci was appointed, and the young king's education was F purposely neglected by the minister, who wished to ly dominate him completely.
He was received with great honour, but the caliph said that he was sorry not to be able to give him the leadership of the pilgrimage, which he had already purposely entrusted to his brother, Abu Ja`far.
The One Being was also named by him vioraro.p - an expression purposely chosen to obviate ambiguity.
But Danby purposely delayed; an impeachment was hanging over his head, and anything which took men's minds off that was welcome.
These articles, while not lacking in a certain cleverness, were violent and abusive, and purposely couched in foul language in order to appeal to the mob.
He requested aid from his Bohemian subjects, and this was granted by the Rosenberg faction, while Romital and his party purposely delayed sending any forces to Hungary.
The royal decree was purposely worded in an obscure manner.
He was also employed by Prince Napoleon on the Correspondance of Napoleon and afterwards published certain letters, purposely omitted there, in the Revue historique.
So carefully is this record of the visions arranged that the first two chapters of the second part of the book (vii.-viii.) were no doubt purposely made to appear in a symbolic form, in order that in the last two revelations (xi.-xii.), which were couched in such direct language as to be intelligible even to the modern student of history, the author might obtain the effect of a climax.
This whole prophecy, which is perhaps the most interesting in the Book of Daniel, presents problems which can never be thoroughly understood, first because the author must have been ignorant of both history and chronology, and secondly, because, in his effort to be as mystical as possible, he purposely made use of indefinite and vague expressions which render the criticism of the passage a most unsatisfactory task.
The Lords, or such of them as did not purposely stay away from the House, admitted that his claim was unimpeachable, but suggested as a compromise that Henry should retain the crown for life, and the duke and his heirs succeed after his death.
The latter, an able, ambitious man, wishing to keep the government as much as possible in his own hands, purposely neglected the young king's education, and encouraged him in his love of pleasure, his idleness and his excessive devotion to outdoor sports.
Here the straining of the original horizontal puddle in settling down is indicated in a purposely exaggerated way by the curved lines.
The weight, therefore, of these measures was either purposely or unintentionaUy thrown mainly on persons living in houses worth from 10 to 20 a year, or on persons in receipt of incomes from 50 to 150 a year.
He was met in the avenue by coachmen and footmen, who, with loud shouts, dragged his sleighs up to one of the lodges over the road purposely laden with snow.
Kids do not purposely make gift buying difficult.
How good was a Defender of Humanity who purposely looked away from something that led to so many deaths?
He withdrew a dagger he.d purposely buried there, never intending to follow in the footsteps of Andre.s enforcer role.
He would find a bar where gangs hung out and purposely pick a fight with the biggest, most obnoxious member.
The chickens liked their new run, which was purposely left full of weeds.
He didn't flinch this time, suspecting she was purposely trying to push the Claire button to manipulate him.
She purposely didn't think of what she'd say the first time she saw him this morning after that kiss the night before.
She purposely didn't think about what Xander was going to do when he realized the phone she gave him wasn't the correct one.
He paced to Damian's side, purposely not looking at Jessi, whose nearness was making him crazy enough.
At the same time, although he attended the Paris conference of 1856, he purposely abstained from affixing his signature to the treaty of peace after that of Count Orlov, Russia's chief representative.
The peduncular muscles have been purposely omitted.
C. Burkitt (Early Eastern Christianity, p. 14), that Eusebius knew of Christ's promise as part of the letter to Abgar, and purposely suppressed it as inconsistent with historical facts.
At Anzac, where conditions favoured the retreating troops less, it had been necessary to destroy some valuable war material at the last moment, and a few worn-out guns had purposely been abandoned.
When they were observed the house purposely adjourned for dinner.
Roads were purposely neglected under the Russian regime in the frontier area, Kovno itself being then a first-class fortress.
One cannot avoid the suspicion that in this instance the Hebrew chronicler purposely phrased his account to convey the impression that Sennacherib's tragic end was but the slightly delayed culmination of the punishment inflicted for his attack upon the "chosen people."
Despite his open protests and subterraneous counter-mining, war was actually declared against Sweden in 1675, and his subsequent policy seemed so obscure and hazardous to those who did not possess the clue to the perhaps purposely tangled skein, that the numerous enemies whom his arrogance and superciliousness had raised up against him, resolved to destroy him.
The suit was purposely protracted, and at length, in 1620, the unhappy woman, then in her seventy-fourth year, was arrested on a formal charge of witchcraft.
He also threw himself at his guest's feet, and conducted him to the chapel (D) purposely built close to the gate.
Various forms of the same saying occurring in different documents, or remembered from oral tradition and through catechetical instruction, would sometimes be purposely combined.
Zaid may easily have overlooked a few stray fragments, but that he purposely omitted anything which he believed to belong to the Koran is very unlikely.
Anthony a Wood says that Foxe "believed and reported all that was told him, and there is every reason to suppose that he was purposely misled, and continually deceived by those whose interest it was to bring discredit on his work," but he admits that the book is a monument of his industry, his laborious research and his sincere piety.
The second group as faithfully and closely descriptive of himself; descriptive too of a character purposely cloaked.
Plutarch purposely omits as " too blasphemous " the legend of the mangling of Horus.
He purposely didn't let himself think about Darkyn being in her bed instead of him.
He purposely didn.t think of her, even though she was the reason he.d chosen this path.
Her words about Gabe were troubling, and he couldn't determine if she was purposely vague or really didn't know; her pretty face was puzzled, and he frowned.
The explanation of the difference of focus upon the two sides as due to unequal spacing was verified by Cornu upon gratings purposely constructed with an increasing interval.
As an inducement, the Solemn League and Covenant was signed by all Parliamentarian Englishmen, the terms of which were interpreted by the Scots to bind England to submit to Presbyterianism, though the most important clauses had been purposely left vague, so as to afford a loophole of escape.