- v. 深思；沉思；反刍
chew the cuds;
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"
- The discovery provides pabulum for the scientific community to ruminate on for decades to come.
- The cow began to ruminate after eating up grass.
They found Cassidy..ruminating over a glass of beer.出自： J. Symons