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ponder
used in The Poisonwood Bible

6 uses
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Definition
to think deeply or carefully about something
  • I had spent more time than the average child pondering unfortunate accidents of birth.
    Book 2 — Revelation (87% in)
  • I had quite a lot to ponder as I sat on that airplane, and incidentally I still had to pee.
    Book 1 — Genesis (16% in)
  • It was hard to say what she ever thought of Our Father's benedictions, in church or out, so I pondered more interesting mysteries, such as her eye.
    Book 1 — Genesis (87% in)
  • There was so little time to ponder right and wrong, when I hardly even knew where I was.
    Book 2 — Revelation (3% in)
  • I pondered the human industry, the paint, the cement truck and concrete forms, all the resources that had gone into that one curb.
    Book 5 — Exodus (22% in)
  • I ordered another round of Elephant beers and we sat pondering our different thoughts.
    Book 5 — Exodus (85% in)

There are no more uses of "ponder" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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