premeditated

[ pri-med-i-tey-tid ]
/ prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪd /

adjective

done deliberately; planned in advance: a premeditated murder.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of premeditated

First recorded in 1580–90; pre- + meditate + -ed2

synonym study for premeditated

OTHER WORDS FROM premeditated

pre·med·i·tat·ed·ly, adverbun·pre·med·i·tat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for premeditatedly

  • What were then the alternatives before the, premeditatedly (respectively) and inadvertently, keyless couple?

    Ulysses|James Joyce
  • You asked me, Sir, when in town, if a brave man could be a premeditatedly base one?

  • Mary returned to the office with a premeditatedly formal air toward Steve.

    The Gorgeous Girl|Nalbro Bartley