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ponder
used in The Chocolate War

8 uses
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Definition
to think deeply or carefully about something
  • Frowning, biting the pencil, he pondered the results of his arithmetic—sales were dropping at an alarming rate.
    Chapter 22 (3% in)
pondered = thought deeply or carefully about
  • The coach stared at him now, the dark eyes probing, pondering.
    Chapter 1 (65% in)
  • He had no time now to ponder the poster any longer.
    Chapter 19 (81% in)
  • Without taking his eyes off the girl—her back was turned now and he feasted himself on her rounded jeans —he pondered the meaning of what Howie had said, sensing the importance of the moment.
    Chapter 21 (34% in)
  • Howie pondered the question.
    Chapter 21 (47% in)
  • Pretending indifference to Obie's report but his thoughts racing, pondering the possibilities.
    Chapter 21 (85% in)
  • Jerry pondered the question.
    Chapter 25 (38% in)
  • Looking wistfully at the poster, he pondered the damaged words: Do I dare disturb the universe?
    Chapter 28 (95% in)

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