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Having done that, he sat down again to reconsider the whole matter.

Ye told us this morning, gentlemen, to go away and reconsider our position.

We know how he attempted by letter to induce the King to reconsider his decision.

The episode had made him reconsider, like a great sickness or a bereavement.

At the end of that time, if he has not arrived, I will reconsider the matter.

She will reconsider the whole matter, and—do what her—well—perhaps—yes, that is so!

She thought that even then God might reconsider it—see her point of view.

In vain she tried to persuade him to reconsider his decision.

One of my friends sent a letter, entreating me to reconsider my determination.

"I should be inclined to reconsider that, Michael," said the father.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from French reconsidérer and also from re- "back, again" + consider. Related: Reconsidered; reconsidering.

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