Was this deliberate strategy, to attack children who were even more defenseless than the average child?
“This was a deliberate act of violence by the police,” he said.
We set to our task with a deliberate gentleness, dabbing with cloths, cotton, swabs.
The process of justice itself implies a careful, deliberate consideration of evidence and the law.
He discussed his issues with calm and deliberate explanation.
He felt as if he wished to record a deliberate and sober conclusion.
It was a long speech for Wally to make, and he made it with deliberate malice.
Grizel looked across the table, and made two separate and deliberate grimaces, one at the Squire, the other at her husband.
It was a purposed and deliberate communication of His secret of Happiness.
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.
1540s, from Latin deliberatus, past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Related: Deliberated; deliberating.