deliberately deliberately  /dɪ ˈlɪ bə rət li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with intention; in an intentional manner
  2. (adv) in a deliberate unhurried manner

Usage(s):

  1. He strives for historical accuracy in every way except the characters, who are deliberately cartoonish sometimes absurdly so.
  2. The go-go gallery salesrooms of the 1960s led to the rise of deliberately unsalable performance art and earthworks.
  3. She deliberately risked appearing shrill, political and shameless in order to put her opponents in their place and the chattering class may applaud her steely toughness.

News

  1. Burn victim Northstar may come home in fall; fighting pneumonia

    Northstar, the 7-year-old American paint horse that was deliberately set on fire in August, may finally return home after historic surgeries at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Titusville Herald

  2. Lebanese minister accuses Syria of "ethnic cleansing"

    By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have begun ethnically cleansing Sunni Muslims and deliberately pushing refugees across the border into Lebanon, the Lebanese caretaker minister for social affairs said on Tuesday. Assad is battling a Sunni-led revolt in Syria, which he and his father before him have ruled for four decades. He belongs to the minority ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Lebanese minister accuses Syria of 'ethnic cleansing' of Sunnis

    By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have begun ethnically cleansing Sunni Muslims and deliberately pushing refugees across the border into Lebanon, the Lebanese caretaker minister for social affairs said on Tuesday. Assad is battling a Sunni-led revolt in Syria, which he and his father before him have ruled for four decades. He belongs to the minority ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Yahoo claims that this is just one big misunderstanding. Let me be clear - this was no misunderstanding," said Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos, D-Calif. "This was inexcusably negligent behavior at best, and deliberately...
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Tom Lantos Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "I have never deliberately missed a shot, never mind intentionally lost a frame or a match," Mr. Higgins said in a statement. "My conscience is 100% clear."
    on May 4, 2010 By: John Higgins Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "I think he's deliberately distorting the traditional understanding of the Bible to fit his own worldview, his own confused theology," Dobson said.
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: James Dobson Source: International Herald Tribune

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