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  Words related to brood

Related / Similar Words: hatch, cover, incubate, dwell, grizzle, stew, sulk, pout, hover, loom, bulk large

 

Definition:
  • the young of an animal cared for at one time;
  • sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs";
  • think moodily or anxiously about something;
  • be in a huff; be silent or sullen;
  • be in a huff and display one''s displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn''t get what she wanted";
  • hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long";

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    See Also: dwell on, linger over

     

    Hyponyms: clutch, grizzle, stew

     

    Grouped Verbs: breed, cover, hatch

     

    Entailments: sit down, sit, resent

     

    Derivational Morphology: hatch, cover, incubate, brooding, incubation, incubator, brooder, hatching, fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither, sourpuss, picklepuss, gloomy Gus, pouter, sulk, sulkiness

     

     
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