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ruminate
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Catch-22
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  • You wouldn’t believe it, Yossarian,’ he ruminated, raising his voice deliberately to bait Doc Daneeka, ’but this used to be a pretty good country to live in before they loused it up with their goddam piety.
  • Milo nodded with spurious vim to indicate he still understood and then sat silent, ruminating gravely with troubled misgiving.
  • He rested a moment in critical rumination.
  • It was raining in Pianosa too by the time they returned to the squadron, and they had the rest of that day to stare woodenly at the bomb line on the map under the awning of the intelligence tent and ruminate hypnotically on the fact that there was no escape.

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  • She had little time to ruminate.
  • cows ruminate

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