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cogitate
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • This flapper is likewise employed diligently to attend his master in his walks, and upon occasion to give him a soft flap on his eyes; because he is always so wrapped up in cogitation, that he is in manifest danger of falling down every precipice, and bouncing his head against every post; and in the streets, of justling others, or being justled himself into the kennel.

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  • But, exhausted by his cogitation, he’d have energy left for only one word, the name of the flower.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • The average squirrel cogitation goes something like this: I wonder what there is to eat.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses

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