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ponder
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
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Definition
to think deeply or carefully about something
  • M. de Blacas pondered deeply between the confident monarch and the truthful minister.
    Chapters 9-10 (61% in)
  • The elder prisoner pondered the matter.
    Chapters 15-16 (66% in)
  • Franz pondered the matter for a few moments, concluded that a man so rich could not have any intention of plundering him of what little he had, and seeing only the prospect of a good supper, accepted.
    Chapters 31-32 (36% in)
  • Seated with folded arms in a corner of the carriage, he continued to ponder over the singular history he had so lately listened to, and to ask himself an interminable number of questions touching its various circumstances without, however, arriving at a satisfactory reply to any of them.
    Chapters 33-34 (51% in)
  • Franz let him proceed without interruption, and, in fact, did not hear what was said; he longed to be alone, and free to ponder over all that had occurred.
    Chapters 33-34 (64% in)
  • Villefort had secluded himself, not to study, but to reflect; and with the door locked and orders given that he should not be disturbed excepting for important business, he sat down in his arm-chair and began to ponder over the events, the remembrance of which had during the last eight days filled his mind with so many gloomy thoughts and bitter recollections.
    Chapters 71-72 (27% in)
  • He left the porter to ponder on these words, not knowing which most to admire, the master or the servant.
    Chapters 81-82 (13% in)
  • Andrea was so surprised that he pondered the matter for a moment.
    Chapters 95-96 (61% in)

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