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  • 1 ponder — ponder, meditate, muse, ruminate can mean to consider or examine something attentively, seriously, and with more or less deliberation. Ponder characteristically retains its original implication of weighing and usually suggests consideration of a… …

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  • 2 Ponder — Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 3 ponder — I verb analyze, apply the mind, appraise, brood over, cerebrate, cogitate, commune with oneself, concentrate upon, consider, considerare, contemplate, debate, deliberate, devote thought to, digest, evaluate, examine, excogitate, give thought to,… …

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  • 4 ponder — v. (d; intr.) to ponder on, over, upon (to ponder over a problem) * * * [ pɒndə] over upon (to ponder over a problem) (d; intr.) to ponder on …

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  • 5 ponder — verb (pondered; pondering) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French ponderer, from Latin ponderare to weigh, ponder, from ponder , pondus weight more at pendant Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to weigh in the mind ; appraise < pondered …

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  • 6 ponder — Synonyms and related words: appraise, back down, balance, be abstracted, brood, brood over, chaw, chew over, chew the cud, cogitate, con over, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, demur, digest, dwell,… …

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  • 7 ponder — ponderer, n. /pon deuhr/, v.i. 1. to consider something deeply and thoroughly; meditate (often fol. by over or upon). v.t. 2. to weigh carefully in the mind; consider thoughtfully: He pondered his next words thoroughly. [1300 50; ME pondren < MF… …

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  • 8 ponder — I. v. a. Consider, weigh, contemplate, study, meditate, think on, reflect upon, deliberate upon, revolve in the mind, examine. II. v. n. Think, muse, reflect, cogitate, meditate, study, deliberate …

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  • 9 To turn the back upon — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

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  • 10 To turn upon — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

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  • 11 A Contemplation upon Flowers — is a poem that was written by Henry King. Poem Brave flowers that I could gallant it like you, And be as little vain! You come abroad, and make a harmless show, And to your beds of earth again. You are not proud: you know your birth: For your… …

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  • 12 concentrate upon — index ponder Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 dwell upon — index brood, recall (remember), reflect (ponder) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 reflect upon — index brand (stigmatize), consider, deliberate, denounce (condemn), ponder, study, weigh …

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  • 15 ruminate — I. v. n. 1. Chew the cud. 2. Muse, meditate, ponder, cogitate, think, reflect. II. v. a. Meditate, chew, muse on, reflect upon, ponder upon, think about, brood over, chew the cud upon …

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  • 16 David Campese — Full name David Ian Campese Date of birth 21 October 1962 (1962 10 21) (age 49) Place of birth Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Height 180 cm Weight 89 kg …

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  • 17 List of Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle episodes — The cover of the first English DVD compilation released by Funimation Entertainment on May 22, 2007 Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, a manga by Clamp, has been adapted into four different anime versions between 2005 and 2009, including a two season… …

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  • 18 Languages of Arda — The Languages of Arda are artificial languages invented by J. R. R. Tolkien and used in his legendarium, including The Hobbit , The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion . They are important as an inspiration for his imaginary world and as a… …

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  • 19 The Dilbert Future — hardcover edition front cover The Dilbert Future (1997) is a book published by Scott Adams as a satire of humanity that breaks the net motivations of humanity down into stupidity, selfishness, and horniness , and presents various ideas for… …

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  • 20 Yeon Gaesomun — For the historical drama, see Yeon Gaesomun (TV series). Yeon Gaesomun Portrait of Yeon Gaesomun Korean name Hangul …

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