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cogitate
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Oliver Twist
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  • It chanced one morning, while Oliver’s affairs were in this auspicious and comfortable state, that Mr. Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.

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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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