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deliberately

[ dih-lib-er-it-lee ]
/ dɪˈlɪb ər ɪt li /
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adverb
on purpose; with clear intent: Is this just bad journalism, or an attempt to deliberately mislead the public?
with careful thought or consideration: The board is committed to moving deliberately on this important initiative.
in a calm and unhurried way: He was careful to move slowly and deliberately so as not to scare them off.
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