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cogitate
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David Copperfield
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  • Also, how the Doctor’s cogitating manner was attributable to his being always engaged in looking out for Greek roots; which, in my innocence and ignorance, I supposed to be a botanical furor on the Doctor’s part, especially as he always looked at the ground when he walked about, until I understood that they were roots of words, with a view to a new Dictionary which he had in contemplation.

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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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