Prepensely Pre*pense"ly, adv. In a premeditated manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • prepensely — adverb see prepense …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prepensely — See prepense. * * * …   Universalium

  • prepensely — adverb In a premeditated manner …   Wiktionary

  • prepensely — pre·pense·ly …   English syllables

  • prepensely — adverb : with premeditation : deliberately …   Useful english dictionary

  • prepense — adjective Etymology: by shortening & alteration from earlier purpensed, from Middle English, past participle of purpensen to deliberate, premeditate, from Anglo French purpenser, from pur thoroughly + penser to think more at purchase, pensive… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • prepense — [prɪ pɛns] adjective [usu. postposition] chiefly Law, dated deliberate; intentional. Derivatives prepensely adverb Origin C18: alt. of prepensed, past participle of obs. prepense, from OFr. purpenser, from por beforehand + penser think …   English new terms dictionary

  • deliberately — [adv] intentionally advisedly, after consideration, apurpose, by design, calculatingly, consciously, designed, determinedly, emphatically, freely, in cold blood, independently, knowingly, meaningfully, on purpose, pointedly, premeditatively,… …   New thesaurus

  • designedly — [adv] intentionally apurpose, by design, calculatedly, deliberately, knowingly, on purpose, prepensely, purposedly, purposely, purposively, studiously, willfully, wittingly; concepts 402,535 Ant. innocently, unconsciously, unintentionally,… …   New thesaurus

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