After the debate on television, I ruminated on or deeply considered the candidates’ words. Although I carefully thought or ruminated about their statements all day, it didn’t help me decide how to cast my vote. I wondered if the candidates spent much time ruminating about current issues, or if they simply repeated what speech writers and campaign managers told them to say.
Quiz: What does it mean to ruminate?
- To pretend to have all the answers.
- To think about or reflect on an issue for a long time.
- To debate an important issue in public.