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verb as in ponder

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Though this notion that living creatures can “store” light doesn’t conform to any known Inuit belief—Sipsu may simply have been philosophizing with a new friend—Cook took it literally.

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How happy you in your Hermitage; where you repose on your laurels, and can philosophize with a calm mind on the deliriums of men!

You philosophize, according to your own account, more spontaneously than you work in the laboratory.

When one indicates the way for you to go, you go much faster than one thinks, but we won't philosophize.

But Euphrasie would wonder and ponder, and philosophize unconsciously.

She could think and philosophize while she was baking and sewing, she assured Susan, but she had no time for research.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to philosophize, such as: contemplate, deliberate, examine, theorize, think, and weigh.

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