Ponder and Ruminate

Ponder

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Ponder verb – To give serious and careful thought to.
Usage example: I'm pondering whether or not I should join another committee

Ruminate is a synonym for ponder in consider topic. In some cases you can use "Ruminate" instead a verb "Ponder", when it comes to topics like contemplate, meditate, mull over, thoughts. popular alternative
Nearby Words: ponderous, pondering, ponderable, ponderability
Synonyms for Ponder

Ruminate

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Ruminate verb – To give serious and careful thought to.
Usage example: the minister hoped that the congregation would spend the remainder of the week ruminating the message of his sermon

Ponder is a synonym for ruminate in consider topic. You can use "Ponder" instead a verb "Ruminate", if it concerns topics such as contemplate, meditate, mull over, thoughts. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rumination, ruminative, ruminating, ruminant
Synonyms for Ruminate
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