Synonym: chew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, speculate, think over. Similar words: rumination, illuminate, dominate, nominate, laminated, eliminate, contaminate, discriminate. Meaning: ['ruːmɪneɪt] v. 1. chew the cuds 2. reflect deeply on a subject.
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1 A cow ruminates its food.
2 It is worth while to ruminate over his remarks.
3 She ruminated for weeks about whether to tell him or not.
4 He sat there ruminating and picking at the tablecloth.
5 He ruminated over various possibilities concerning his future.
6 As people grow older, they begin to ruminate on the uncertainty of life.
7 He is ruminating on what had happened the day before.
8 He sat by the window ruminating on recent underground accidents.
9 He ruminated on the terrible wastage that typified American life.
10 He sat alone, ruminating on the injustice of the world.
11 Glover ruminated silently in a different direction.
12 What sort of life was that, Sandra ruminated.
13 Sitting furtively with my contraband, I ruminated on whether addiction itself is considered the moral problem.
14 He ruminated on the idea and nervously plucked a cigarette from the green onyx box beside the telephone.
15 I was ruminating on his chances when my phone rang in the hallway.
16 Mitchell ruminated on the hideous milky flesh, thinking, I am going to eat that octopus.
17 As we ruminated, suddenly into our midst burst a young girl visibly in distress.
18 The cow began to ruminate after eating up grass.
19 Obsessional personalities commonly ruminate excessively about death.
20 Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate.
21 They also tend to brood or ruminate more than satisficers do.
22 He would ruminate, writing out the issues on his yellow pad.
23 I can graze, ruminate, and work over my cud, inharmony with nature,(www.Sentencedict.com) and get milked gently on schedule by WandaPudnick's Kiehl's-moisturized hands.
24 Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate, That Time will come and take my love away.
25 Nixon went to ruminate about how Brezhnev understood American power and Nixon in particular.
26 She could surely be real sweet when she tried, he ruminated.
27 There never was a time when I had not ruminated on these questions.
28 The discovery provides pabulum for the scientific community to ruminate on for decades to come.
29 Or set aside 30 minutes late in the day to do nothing but ruminate.
30 These conclusions cause to recognize of the play function, and benefit to ruminate over the practice activities of the child play.
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