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Absorbed in one's thoughts
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“One cannot help but ponder what might have driven him to embark on this bizarre course of action?”
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Present participle for to think over something carefully
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Present participle for to consider or think about carefully or in detail
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Present participle for to intend or plan to do something
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(dream up or of) Present participle for to think up (usually fantastical) ways of achieving a goal
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Present participle for to remember or bring back to mind a memory
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Present participle for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Present participle for to estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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Present participle for communicate, experience with another
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Present participle for to look at or inspect
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Present participle for to decide on
Adjective
Having a curious or inquisitive nature
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Expressing or involving deep thought
Noun
The act of thinking
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“Had Frank Furedi been pondering how to handle the situation he would not have had to look far for advice.”
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