The more I brooded about these and other Level D options, the more my confidence ebbed.
Bradley was a man who worried deeply and brooded over the lives lost among his commands.
Dr. Johnson, left alone for long hours of the day, brooded on his own infirmities.
Life was never so brooded on since man learned to think, as in this cycle of tragedies.
As he brooded, occasionally the old man glanced at Wilbur Dill.
He brooded over it all day, but dared not drop any hint to Henriette.
Over the garden, the day brooded in the first-gathered warmth of summer.
I brooded over the matter until the idea of fighting Conway became a part of me.
Eric, too, sat in Mosfell cave and brooded on his evil chance.
Like a sullen figure of fate she had brooded during the days of strange changes.
Old English brod "brood, fetus, hatchling," from Proto-Germanic *brod (cf. Middle Dutch broet, Old High German bruot, German Brut "brood"), literally "that which is hatched by heat," from *bro- "to warm, heat," from PIE *bhre- "burn, heat, incubate," from root *bhreue- "to boil, bubble, effervesce, burn" (see brew (v.)).