ruminate on (something)

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ruminate on (something)

To give great consideration to something; to ponder on or think about something very deeply. We sat ruminating on various ways to improve our business model when Janet suddenly came up with a brilliant idea. Well, your review has certainly given me plenty to ruminate on.
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References in classic literature ?
He had not long ruminated on these matters, before it occurred to his memory that he had a brother who was under no such unhappy incapacity.
In a series of interviews given to the press, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruminated on why the Microsoft case should go directly to the Supreme Court rather than to the Court of Appeals.