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Word: ruminate

Definition: chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)


Sentences Containing 'ruminate'

When we had done, he brought me a pudding, and having set it before me, seemed to ruminate, and to become absent in his mind for some moments.
``True,''replied Danglars;``the French have the superiority over the Spaniards, that the Spaniards ruminate, while the French invent.''

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