Was this a deliberate attempt to soften his constantly repeated refrain that Obamacare is an abomination?
Was this deliberate strategy, to attack children who were even more defenseless than the average child?
“I think that choice of words was deliberate,” Wasserman Schultz told me.
We set to our task with a deliberate gentleness, dabbing with cloths, cotton, swabs.
I would add one caution, however: we don't need to see this as deliberate policy.
He felt as if he wished to record a deliberate and sober conclusion.
We cannot set about it in deliberate fashion, as we set about earning a living.
Grizel looked across the table, and made two separate and deliberate grimaces, one at the Squire, the other at her husband.
Not only had no shot been fired, but the bear was deliberate and free from apprehension.
He looked full into the girl's eye, and answered with deliberate earnestness, "I did not steal the money."
early 15c., "done with careful consideration," from Latin deliberatus "resolved upon, determined," past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Meaning "slow, consciously unhurried" is attested by 1590s. Related: Deliberately.