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 for considerately
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Considerate \Con*sid"er*ate\ (k[o^]n*s[i^]d"[~e]r*[asl]t), a.
     [L. consideratus, p. p.]
     1. Given to consideration or to sober reflection; regardful
        of consequences or circumstances; circumspect; careful;
        esp. careful of the rights, claims, and feelings of
        others.
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              Of dauntless courage and considerate pride.
                                                    --Milton.
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              [AE]neas is patient, considerate, and careful of his
              people.                               --Dryden.
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              The wisest and most considerate men in the world.
                                                    --Sharp.
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     2. Having respect to; regardful. [R.]
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              They may be . . . more considerate of praise. --Dr.
                                                    H. More.
  
     Syn: Thoughtful; reflective; careful; discreet; prudent;
          deliberate; serious. See Thoughtful. --
          Con*sid"er*ate*ly, adv. -- Con*sid"er*ate*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  considerately
      adv 1: in a considerate manner; "they considerately withdrew"
             [ant: inconsiderately]

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