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Premeditate  adj.  Premeditated; deliberate. (Archaic)

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"Premeditate" Quotes from Famous Books

... viz. the blood, the bones, and part of the flesh of human bodies eaten and devoured by those wretches with merriment and sport. I was so filled with indignation at the sight, that I now began to premeditate the destruction of the next that I saw there, let them be whom or how many soever. It seemed evident to me that the visits which they made thus to this island were not very frequent, for it was above fifteen months before any more of them came on shore there ...
— Robinson Crusoe • Daniel Defoe

... Sometimes a studiously courteous questioner will show so much thought in the matter as to answer it himself, by declaring that had he looked at you he needn't have asked; meaning thereby to signify that you are an absolute personification of health: but such persons are only those who premeditate small effects. ...
— The Warden • Anthony Trollope

... lead you away to deliver you up, take not thought beforehand what ye shall speak nor premeditate; but whatever shall be given you in that hour, that speak; for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Spirit. (12)And the brother will deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child; and children will rise up against parents, and will put ...
— The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. • Various

Words linked to "Premeditate" :   moot, think over, reflect, turn over, mull, chew over, ruminate, mull over, deliberate, contemplate, speculate, debate, ponder, consider, meditate

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