brood

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbruːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brud/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bro̅o̅d)


brood
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: family of animals
Synonyms:
family , children, kids (informal), flock , offspring , young , herd , litter , chicks, descendants, infants, youngsters, household , folks, kin
Sense: Verb: hatch
Synonyms:
hatch , sit , sit on bird eggs, incubate, set , cover , warm , produce , lay , nurture , keep sth warm
Sense: Verb: think about worries - followed by 'on'
Synonyms:
ponder, muse , mope , mull , dwell , worry , fret , sweat , agonize, agonise (UK), think deeply, ruminate, reflect , grieve , sulk , deliberate , daydream, meditate

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