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I fear she doesn't treat them too considerately, the poor little featherhead.

Speak softly, deal gently, kindly, and considerately with her in every way.

"I don't mean to say that I have not a knapsack," she added, considerately.

"I will not keep you from them a moment," he added, considerately.

And Priscilla, very kindly and considerately, always did tell her.

He tried to do so gently and considerately, fearing hysterics.

He had considerately offered Rachel a chair with her back to the highway.

"I am afraid I have staid too long, Jacob," said Tom, considerately.

But he could not do it, and considerately went somewhere else.

“He means dem and duff,” explained the Court Glover, considerately.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "marked by deliberation," from Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare (see consider). Of persons, "deliberate, prudent," 1580s; meaning "showing consideration for others" is from c.1700. Related: Considerately; considerateness.

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