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Related / Similar Words: chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate, invent, contrive, devise, formulate, forge

 

Definition:
  • reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate";
  • come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light";

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    Hyponyms: premeditate, theologize, theologise, introspect, bethink, cogitate, wonder, question, puzzle, study, consider

     

    Derivational Morphology: meditation, speculation, contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness, muser, muller, ponderer, ruminator, muse, formula, conceptualization, conceptualisation, formulation, invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design, excogitator, planner, contriver, deviser, devising, fashioning, making, devisal, contrivance, inventor, discoverer, artificer

     

     
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