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He returned in ten minutes or so, having sat for that period behind a neighbouring tree to brood over his circumstances.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
What can be prettier than a brood of chickens with a good motherly hen, like the one in this picture!
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
What will you be, some day, when Posey lays eggs, and brings out a brood of little chickens?
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
A portly woman, whom Isabel knew to be the mother of a brood, was far more anxious to please.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Finally only one duckling remained in the middle of the river, probably at once the strongest and most foolish of the brood.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
There lay the callow brood marked out by Nature and man, for her ministrations.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The young brood of grasshoppers had all been swept away in the flood, or perished in the long, cold storm.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
An elderly hen, that has counted its brood seven times, on each occasion finding one or two missing, not more perturbed.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, APRIL 6, 1895VARIOUS
In the upper region of the air there is eternal calm and sunshine, while the clouds brood and crash below.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The Reform Bill, in its ultimate effects, has crushed the brood whom it warmed into life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BROOD

  • brainstorm
  • brood
  • chew over
  • cogitate
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • deliberate
  • excogitate
  • figure
  • meditate
  • mull over
  • muse
  • ponder
  • rack one's brains
  • reflect
  • revolve
  • stew about
  • think
  • turn over
  • use one's head
  • weigh
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