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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTEMPLATED

It is contemplated to erect a monument, by subscription, to Mr. Fessenden's memory.

His eyes glowed steadily as he contemplated this interloper in his domain.

Miriam must not only be contemplated in a new, but unpleasing light.

Then she stepped back and contemplated the house critically.

For neither he nor Catherine ever contemplated separation or death.

It is not contemplated to give it anything more definite at present.

Heman looked at the shaving-mug for a moment, as if he contemplated dashing it to the floor.

With all his grumbling, he had not contemplated Jenkins being away more than a day or two.

Just for one brief moment he contemplated a divergence from his course.

It is now contemplated to extend this system to the upper Niger.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin contemplatus, past participle of contemplari "survey, observe" (see contemplation). Related: Contemplated; contemplating.

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