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reverie
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  • ’Lor, Peggotty!’ observed my mother, rousing herself from a reverie, ’what nonsense you talk!’
  • He leaned against the chimney-piece, brooding so long that I could not decide whether to run the risk of disturbing him by going, or to remain quietly where I was, until he should come out of his reverie.
  • I sat looking at Peggotty for some time, in a reverie on this supposititious case: whether, if she were employed to lose me like the boy in the fairy tale, I should be able to track my way home again by the buttons she would shed.
  • When she went out of the room with Miss Murdstone (no other ladies were of the party), I fell into a reverie, only disturbed by the cruel apprehension that Miss Murdstone would disparage me to her.

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  • I was lost in reverie and missed her third point.
  • At this memory, I smile, but Ruth’s voice cuts through my reverie, her disappointment evident.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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