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Ruminate   Listen
Ruminate  v. t.  
To chew over again.
Fig.: To meditate or ponder over; to muse on. "Mad with desire, she ruminates her sin." "What I know Is ruminated, plotted, and set down."

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"Ruminate" Quotes from Famous Books

... claim,—it would be difficult to say just what course they might take. I have made these statements merely to give you a hint of the possibilities involved in the case. It is now getting rather late, but I will give you one or two pointers to ruminate upon. Don't think that Hobson will run any risks or put himself to any personal inconvenience for Mrs. LaGrange. He is working first and foremost for Richard Hobson, after that for whoever will pay him best. Another thing, don't ever for a moment ...
— That Mainwaring Affair • Maynard Barbour

... the officers congregated in the chateau grounds 'the order of the Iron Cross'—a generous supply of these decorations being carried in a basket by one of his orderlies, following him about as he walked along. Meantime the King, leaving Napoleon in the chateau to ruminate on the fickleness of fortune, drove off to see his own victorious soldiers, who greeted him with huzzas that rent the air, and must have added to the ...
— The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete • General Philip Henry Sheridan

Words linked to "Ruminate" :   study, chew over, introspect, cogitate, mull, wonder, question, mull over, theologise, excogitate, reflect, bethink, ruminator, think over, meditate

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