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purposefully

[ pur-puhs-fuh-lee ]
/ ˈpɜr pəs fə li /
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adverb
in a determined or resolute way: Many runners break down in the marathon’s second half, but I stayed positive as I painfully and purposefully placed one foot in front of the other.
in a thoughtful and focused way, with a serious desire to accomplish something: The Family Fun Cooking Classes are designed to educate, but more importantly, to encourage adults in our community to purposefully spend time with young people.
with intention; deliberately; purposely: He maliciously and purposefully slammed the car door on my foot, resulting in a fracture.

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