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ruminate about something

 and ruminate on something
to ponder and think about something. (Alludes to a cow, relaxing and chewing its cud, as if it is thinking.) He sat, ruminating about the events of the day, humming and eating peanuts. Let me ruminate on this a little bit.
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These analyses indicate that the more intrusions people experience, the more they ruminate about these intrusions, which brings about depressive symptoms.
While investigating several families of assumed Malvalian affinity, we were confronted with the occurrence of ruminate endosperm in Scytopetalaceae, Sarcolaenaceae, and Sphaerosepalaceae.
This week, mPower Chief Investment Officer Scott Lummer takes a moment to ruminate on what exactly happened to stocks during the second quarter of 2000.
Meanwhile, a load of DLT followers ruminate about how the world's gone potty if you can't whistle at a pretty girl these days.
As the premise of the show is an ironic twist of both a lie and truth seeking, many ruminate on lying and its ethical and epistemological consequences.
Researchers found that when study participants were asked to ruminate on a stressful incident, their levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of tissue inflammation, rose.
Consultant psychiatrist Dr Philip Joseph, for the prosecution, told the jury: "She has a tendency to ruminate on perceived injustice - but this does not amount to a personality disorder.
Gibson, who concocted the subtitled movie with Farhad Safinia, means for us to ruminate -- for a nanosecond or two -- about great civilizations decaying from within (get that, Americans?
His spread claims 200 head of cattle that ruminate peacefully on the ranch's former cotton fields.
Months after the December 1999 meeting of the Parliament of the World's Religions in Cape Town, South Africa, memories of this event ruminate within my Catholic consciousness:
All these large visionaries ruminate on the depths to which Madonna and Lethal Weapon 4 have taken us, displaying unmistakable affection for strict legal limits on expression.
Many freelance writers can't make a cogent, well-turned point if they have three weeks to ruminate over it.
All of us, at times, ruminate or brood on a problem in order to make the best possible decision in a complex situation.
I couldn't help but ruminate on how readily available appeals to homophobia are, even in circumstances when you can't imagine that such an appeal could be effective," she says.