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ruminate
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’Well, he is just the size I want,’ said Mr. Sikes, ruminating.
  • After ruminating for some minutes with his chin sunk on his breast, he raised his head and said, with a deep sigh, that if flash Toby Crackit reported aright, he feared the game was up.
  • ’That’s true!’ observed the Jew, ruminating or pretending to ruminate.
  • ’That’s true!’ observed the Jew, ruminating or pretending to ruminate.

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  • She had little time to ruminate.
  • cows ruminate

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