But he delivered his remarks in the same low-affect, wobbly-voiced delivery to which Fed watchers have become accustomed.
She once even had them delivered to her while she was in the hospital during a recovery program.
He was probably at his best at the very beginning, on Benghazi, where he delivered some strong lines.
Worried that it would be flat without an audience, he delivered it before a crowd of Republicans in an NBC studio.
Where Silver had stood and delivered, Goodell simply squirmed and quibbled.
Sir,—Mr. Clymer delivered me your letter of the 12th instant.
God had delivered him from the very tomb of death; why need I fear?
The truth is, I am big with the secret, and long to be delivered.
Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.
He delivered it to me as if it were the most princely donation in the world.
c.1200, "save, rescue, set free, liberate," from Old French delivrer "to set free; remove; save, preserve; hand over (goods)," also used of childbirth, from Late Latin deliberare, from de- "away" (see de-) + Latin liberare "to free" (see liberal (adj.)).
Childbirth sense in English, "to bring (a woman) to childbirth," is from c.1300. Sense of "hand over, give, give up, yield" is c.1300. in English, which brings it in opposition to its root. Meaning "project, throw" is 1590s. Related: Delivered; delivering.
deliver de·liv·er (dĭ-lĭv'ər)
v. de·liv·ered, de·liv·er·ing, de·liv·ers
To assist a woman in giving birth to a baby.
To extract something from an enclosed place, as a foreign body or a tumor.
The price; cost; esp a bill at a restaurant or bar (1755+)