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Noun
A family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
“One family had raised a brood of chicks in mid-July, and they had already grown quite a bit by this time.”
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A large family of children
“After the grandmother and her brood got off, a little fellow was dropped at a house.”
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Persons relating to family, ancestors or relatives
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Aerie or hideaway
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A large group of people, animals or things
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Think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
“I gasped, and ever since I have been brooding on the most tactful way to put it.”
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To keep an egg warm, allowing it to hatch
“Parents appear to brood newly hatched chicks for only a few days.”
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Be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment
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To be anxious or concerned
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To be lost in thought
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To cause anguish or distress to
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Suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart
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Become or make annoyed or impatient because of a restriction or inconvenience
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Go over carefully
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