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In one July show, he jokingly ruminated about what Swalwell looked like while having sex with Fang.
TUCKER CARLSON’S UGLY FEUD WITH ERIC SWALWELL HAS SUCKED IN FAMILYMAXWELL TANIAUGUST 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Veres swivels his chair toward his ruminating friend and assures him there’ll be other opportunities.
ON THE HUNT FOR HIS NEXT SPORTS-CARD SCOREKENT BABBJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A 2014 study published in Biological Psychology found that for people with depression, simply ruminating on troubles may prolong cortisol production.
STRESS CAN LITERALLY KILL YOU. HERE’S HOW.RACHEL FELTMANJUNE 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Even hiking along and ruminating about what happened yesterday or what’s going on at that very moment is journaling.
PRO TIPS FOR JOURNALING YOUR NEXT ADVENTUREGRAYSON HAVER CURRINMAY 18, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In particular, she ruminates over Klaas’s disappearance as possibly part of a pattern that includes the fictional Cameron’s kidnapping.
IN HER NOVEL ‘WHEN THE STARS GO DARK,’ PAULA MCLAIN DRAWS ON ABUSE CASES, INCLUDING HER OWNMAUREEN CORRIGANAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most work by reducing the functional connectivity of the “default mode network,” which is active when we mind-wander, daydream, self-reflect, worry, and ruminate.
WHY MAKING OUR BRAINS NOISIER FEELS GOOD - ISSUE 96: REWIREDTHOMAS NAILFEBRUARY 17, 2021NAUTILUS
When we ruminate, we tend to think again and again about a negative past in general, global terms.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR SADNESS FROM TURNING INTO DEPRESSIONJELENA KECMANOVICNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As Hamer ruminates on the problems of the 1960s — police brutality, victim blaming, gentrification, the education gap and voter suppression, among them — the unsettling parallels to life in 2020 deepen.
ARENA STAGE RETURNS TO LIVE PERFORMANCES WITH AN OUTDOOR PRODUCTION OF THE ROUSING ‘FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT!’THOMAS FLOYDOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We need not grovel in the sinks and cellars, neither need we ruminate upon the house-tops.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
He has but one stomach, does not ruminate, and is formed more like the horse than the ox, or other ruminating animals.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RUMINATE

  • brainstorm
  • cerebrate
  • chew the cud
  • conceive
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • deliberate
  • envisage
  • envision
  • figure
  • flash on
  • imagine
  • kick around
  • meditate
  • mull over
  • muse
  • noodle around
  • ponder
  • reason
  • reflect
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • stew over
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