Tom went directly to the smoking-room where he sat down to brood over his misery.
It is well to be prepared for it, but it is ill to brood over a fancied future of evil.
But it makes me brood over it till the red act is lost in red brooding.
Yet, think of it, brood over it as I would, there was no help for it.
An atmosphere of peace, which he feared to disturb, seemed to brood over the place.
The heavy scent of the roses seemed to brood over everything.
She was obliged to rouse herself; she could not brood over her sorrows to the exclusion of everything else.
She was silent, and Carlo had to brood over something as well.
She remained upheld in spirit, while yet she seemed to brood over an unsolvable problem.
Jack was given no more leisure to brood over his own misfortunes.
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.)).