Cogitating
Cogitate Cog"i*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cogitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cogitating}.] [L. cogitatus, p. p. of cogitare to reflect upon, prob. fr. co- + the root of aio I say; hence, prop., to discuss with one's self. Cf. {Adage}.] To engage in continuous thought; to think. [1913 Webster]

He that calleth a thing into his mind, whether by impression or recordation, cogitateth and considereth, and he that employeth the faculty of his fancy also cogitateth. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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