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  • as indeliberately
  • as indesignedly
  • as inmalice aforethought
  • as inon purpose
  • as inpurposely

synonyms for by design

  • consciously
  • knowingly
  • pointedly
  • purposely
  • studiously
  • voluntarily
  • willfully
  • advisedly
  • after consideration
  • apurpose
  • calculatingly
  • designed
  • determinedly
  • emphatically
  • freely
  • in cold blood
  • independently
  • meaningfully
  • on purpose
  • premeditatively
  • prepensely
  • purposively
  • resolutely
  • to that end
  • with a view to
  • with eyes wide open
  • with malice aforethought
  • without qualms
  • wittingly

antonyms for by design

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  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
  • unintentionally
  • innocently
  • unconsciously
  • unknowingly
  • unwittingly
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      All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
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      The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
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      This was a vast building of classical design, resembling a Grecian temple.
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      Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
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      Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
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      Besides this the old general meant it, when he had stated his design to provide a specially heavy pair of weapons.
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      The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
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      He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
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