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synonyms for pondered

  • calculated
  • careful
  • cautious
  • cold-blooded
  • conscious
  • meticulous
  • premeditated
  • prudent
  • purposeful
  • studious
  • thoughtful
  • willful
  • advised
  • considered
  • designed
  • express
  • fixed
  • intended
  • judged
  • planned
  • prearranged
  • predetermined
  • projected
  • purposed
  • reasoned
  • resolved
  • schemed
  • studied
  • weighed
  • aforethought
  • cut-and-dried
  • designful
  • done on purpose
  • predesigned
  • predeterminate
  • prepense
  • provident
  • purposive
  • scrupulous
  • thought-out
  • voluntary
  • wary
  • with forethought
  • witting
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antonyms for pondered

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  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imprudent
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • thoughtless
  • uncareful
  • unmindful
  • indefinite
  • unplanned
  • chance
  • indeterminate
  • unintentional
  • unmethodical
  • unsystematic
  • unwitting
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How to use pondered in a sentence

Like the greats in the cyberpunk genre, “Cyberpunk 2077” asks what it means to be human and ponders the effects of a society run by mega corporations that have far too much control.
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Like Warhol, Christenberry pondered consumer products, although with an emphasis on regional brands.
IN THE GALLERIES: PERSPECTIVES ON BLENDING CULTURE AND IDENTITYMARK JENKINSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For Harden, there is no success greater than thriving while everyone else ponders the legality of his prosperity.
JAMES HARDEN HAS CONFUSED PLAYER EMPOWERMENT WITH SELF-SABOTAGEJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It would be difficult under such circumstances to fairly judge how much progress there has been toward James’s objective, but she apparently had pondered that, too, when she set it.
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Coach Ken Niumatalolo also was pondering a quarterback change after senior Dalen Morris and the rest of the offense struggled.
NAVY IS BACK IN ACTION AT LAST BUT SPUTTERS TO A 10-7 LOSS TO MEMPHISKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As the 20th century came to a close, Smithsonian curators began pondering how to use the Ipswich house as more than an example of construction.
THIS MIGHT BE WASHINGTON’S OLDEST HOUSE, BUT IT CAME FROM NEW ENGLANDJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you don’t already have a topic you’ve been pondering about, compile a list of possible questions for your roundup with a little research.
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The Cockalorum pondered over this for a moment, and then murmuring, "I prefer croquet," floundered away through the waving grass.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He pondered them a moment, his dark eyes musing almost regretfully.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Matt pondered those words as well as he could with every faculty centered in the running of the car.
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