Example sentences for: deliberate

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

  • Was this a deliberate attempt to mute the criticism of his temper, or was he going after the Forbes alien vote?

  • After weeks of playing devil's advocate for Hussein, John McLaughlin ( The McLaughlin Group ) finally threw in completely with the dictator, endorsing Iraq's claim that Scott Ritter, the chief U.N. inspector, is a U.S. "spy" whose placement in Iraq was a "calculated and deliberate provocation."

  • Times ' tradition of running stories at approximately five times their logical length might suspect that publication of David Shaw's opus, "Crossing the Line," was a deliberate scheme to hide news of its publisher's and editor's misbehavior by burying it inside a self-important and interminable narrative that almost no one would have the patience to read.

  • Given the magnitude of the endeavor, not everything can be achieved at the same time and a deliberate phasing of some operations will be necessary.

  • In Punjab, the home province of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, more than 850 people have been shot by police since he came to power two years ago, according to a Punjabi paper, the News . The police explanation of these killings is often that the suspects died "in cross-fire" during street battles with criminal gangs, but Pakistani lawyers and human rights groups say the killings are deliberate and authorized by Sharif's government, the Guardian said.

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