purposely


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purposely

adverb according to plan, by choice, by design, by will, calculatedly, consciously, deliberately, expressly, intentionally, knowingly, on purpose, pointedly, purposefully, studiously, volitionally, voluntarily, willfully, willingly, with forethought, with free will, with innent, with premeditation, wittingly
Associated concepts: intent, malice
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An incidental allusion, purposely thrown out, to the day of the week, and the day of the month, set him thinking and counting, and evidently made him uneasy.
In the large kitchen, where I dimly saw bacon and ropes of onions hanging from the beams, the watchers were clustered together, in various attitudes, about a table, purposely moved away from the great chimney, and brought near the door.
Of course she did so, purposely, and knew that I should treasure it up.
I purposely waived the glamour which my old garden had for my mind, and which I wouldn't have exchanged for fifty parks.
My cherished one, I have been annoying you purposely because you show by your anger that you have not ceased to care for me.
The cuadrillero on this let go Don Quixote's beard, and went out to look for a light to search for and apprehend the culprits; but not finding one, as the innkeeper had purposely extinguished the lantern on retreating to his room, he was compelled to have recourse to the hearth, where after much time and trouble he lit another lamp.
His knowledge presently led him to believe that he had been purposely abandoned.
Had they met accidentally, or had Fogg gone into the interior purposely in quest of this charming damsel?
I knew that they had been swarming in me all my life and craving some outlet from me, but I would not let them, would not let them, purposely would not let them come out.
The officers' regimentals, resplendent with gold lace and embroidery as if purposely calculated to dazzle the islanders, looked as if just unpacked from their Parisian cases.
In fact, I had purposely meant to avoid any mention of the subject.
In Bleak House I have purposely dwelt upon the romantic side of familiar things.