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pondering

noun

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as in meditation, contemplation

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  • short shrift

pondering

verb
present participle of ponder

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“Pondering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pondering. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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