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  Words related to deliberate

Related / Similar Words: debate, consider, moot, turn over, careful, measured, intentional, knowing, willful, wilful, studied, calculated

 

Definition:
  • discuss the pros and cons of an issue;
  • think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind";
  • with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed";
  • by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time";
  • produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation; "a studied smile"; "a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington;
  • carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony";
  • marked by careful consideration or reflection; "a deliberate decision";

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    See Also: affected, unnatural

     

    Hyponyms: vex, see, premeditate, debate, wrestle, think twice

     

    Grouped Verbs: study, consider

     

    Derivational Morphology: deliberation, weighing, advisement, deliberateness, argument, argumentation, debate, disputation, public debate, debater, arguer, consideration

     

    Anagrams: trade bill

     

     
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