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pensive
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Brave New World
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  • Bernard meanwhile lay pensive and wide-eyed in the dark.
  • (The Savage winced; but Helmholtz, who was staring pensively at the floor, saw nothing.) "No."

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  • She paced back and forth in the hospital waiting room—looking pensive.
  • When asked about her future, she became pensive.

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