Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

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.''

More Vocab Words

::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
::: duration - length of time something lasts
::: depict - portray
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: marital - pertaining to marriage