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synonyms for food for thought

  • intellectual nourishment
  • something to chew on
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How to use food for thought in a sentence

Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To reproduce the impulse born of the thought—this is the aim of a psychological method.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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