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1. deliberate

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪbɝət, dɪˈlɪbɝˌeɪt, dɪˈlɪbrət'] unhurried and with care and dignity.

Synonyms

  • measured
  • careful

Antonyms

  • agree
  • stand still
  • esteem

Etymology

  • deliberatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Deliberate

  • alegrett
  • barratt
  • beret
  • carat
  • carbohydrate
  • carrot
  • carrot
  • cotret
  • curate
  • cymrot
  • demerit
  • eckrote
  • egret
  • elaborate
  • everett
  • favorite
  • ferret
  • garratt
  • garrott
  • histadrut

Sentences with deliberate


1. Adjective
Praying mantises are deliberate when they move, and only do so when there is good reason to.

2. Verb, base form
Switch heels and “run” with slow, deliberate control. 

Quotes about deliberate


1. I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.
- Audre Lorde

2. The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie--deliberate, contrived and dishonest--but the myth--persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.[Commencement Address at Yale University, June 11 1962]
- John F. Kennedy

3. Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
- Oswald Chambers

2. deliberate

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪbɝət, dɪˈlɪbɝˌeɪt, dɪˈlɪbrət'] carefully thought out in advance.

Synonyms

  • intended
  • measured

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • deliberatus (Latin)

3. deliberate

verb. ['dɪˈlɪbɝət, dɪˈlɪbɝˌeɪt, dɪˈlɪbrət'] discuss the pros and cons of an issue.

Synonyms

  • debate
  • discuss
  • vex
  • hash out

Antonyms

  • literalize
  • spiritualize
  • enjoy
  • suffer

Etymology

  • deliberatus (Latin)

4. deliberate

verb. ['dɪˈlɪbɝət, dɪˈlɪbɝˌeɪt, dɪˈlɪbrət'] think about carefully; weigh.

Synonyms

  • debate
  • wrestle
  • discuss
  • study
  • consider
  • see
  • think twice
  • premeditate
  • turn over
  • hash out
  • moot

Antonyms

  • relevant
  • please
  • reassure
  • impatient

Etymology

  • deliberatus (Latin)
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