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mulling

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[ muhl-ing ]
/ ˈmʌl ɪŋ /
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noun
the act of reflecting or ruminating carefully on something (often followed by over): After reading that book on simplifying life, I’ve been doing some heavy mulling and pondering.
adjective
reflecting or ruminating carefully on something: News hound, artist, analyst, or mulling philosopher—all will find this man’s story an unparalleled feast.
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Origin of mulling

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mull1 + -ing1 for the noun; mull1 + -ing2 for the adjective

Other definitions for mulling (2 of 2)

mulling2
[ muhl-ing ]
/ ˈmʌl ɪŋ /

noun
the act or process of heating wine, cider, ale, etc., sweetening it, and flavoring it with spices: Their gourmet spice blends carry the strong flavor needed for the mulling of wines, ciders, or juices.

Origin of mulling

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