Example sentences for: deliberate

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

  • From late 1963 to early 1965, Logevall claims, the Johnson administration faced a deliberate choice about whether it should raise or lower the stakes in Vietnam: Make it an all-out test of will, which it became, or look for an excuse to leave--perhaps with the claim that the regime in the South had become too ill-behaved to be worth further U.S. support or lives.

  • To me, vulgarity means `bad taste,' whether deliberate (as in the case of Roseanne ) or unintentional (as in the case of crude drawings foisted on us as “art”).

  • The authors might also have discussed the deliberate use of taboo words for their shock (or humor-inducing embarrassment) value by so-called “x-rated” comedians, especially performers like the American Lenny Bruce and the British Jerry Sadowitz and Kevin Bloody Wilson: some of that humor can be heard on British television, where some of the studio audience are evidently easily convulsed by the mention of words like shit and fart .

  • Although scholarship continues to ascribe some culpability to the British--for instance, the British did contribute to the Irish dependence on potatoes--most historians emphasize the famine was primarily a natural disaster, and conclude that British inaction was hardly part of a deliberate plan.

  • Democrats temporarily walked out to protest the "unfairness" of the proceedings and later staged a rally at the White House to show their support of Clinton, in deliberate contrast to the 1974 visit to the White House by Republican senators who told President Nixon they couldn't save him.


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