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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To chew over again, as food previously swallowed and regurgitated. Also: To think about something for a long time.

Usage examples (39)
  • After the lecture, the students needed time to ruminate and discuss the ideas presented.
  • Cows ruminate
  • So, once again I come back to my lj after a bit of a lapse - but I just need somewhere to ruminate (ruminate is a word, yes?
  • I'll be copying your reply with paper and pencil so that I can "ruminate" on it further. for more
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