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Meaning of brood

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the young of an animal cared for at one time
      v 1: think moodily or anxiously about something [syn: {brood},
      2: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing;
         "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long" [syn:
         {brood}, {hover}, {loom}, {bulk large}]
      3: be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting
         because she didn't get what she wanted" [syn: {sulk}, {pout},
      4: be in a huff; be silent or sullen [syn: {grizzle}, {brood},
      5: sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
         [syn: {brood}, {hatch}, {cover}, {incubate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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