Example sentences for: deliberate

How can you use “deliberate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "The savage attacks are the first deliberate violations of the sanctity of the church under Indonesian rule and have robbed the East Timorese of their last refuge," the paper said.

  • To be sure, he was far too good and honorable a scholar to be considered, even remotely, a deliberate plagiarist; but he was careless at times and rather mean, and his apologies, always couched in language that tried to put the onus on others, come through as being very insincere indeed.

  • "I believe that in no case was this discrimination conscious or deliberate," Robert Birgeneau, dean of MIT's School of Science told the New York Times . "Nevertheless, the effects were real."

  • On Tuesday, the Pan-Arab al-Quds al-Arabi described this as a "deliberate" snub linked to Egypt's refusal to join other member states of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in defying the air embargo that was in force against Libya for seven years until last month, when the country handed over two Lockerbie bombing suspects for trial by a Scottish court in the Netherlands.

  • Pataki made this explicit at the bill's Albany signing ceremony: "History teaches us that the Great Hunger was not the result of a massive Irish crop failure, but rather a deliberate campaign by the British to deny the Irish people the food they needed to survive."


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