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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
brood /bru:d/
  • danh từ
    • lứa, ổ (gà con, chim con...)
      • a brood of chicken: một lứa ga con
    • đoàn, bầy, lũ (người, súc vật)
    • con cái, lũ con
    • nội động từ
      • ấp (gà)
      • suy nghĩ ủ ê, nghiền ngẫm
        • to brood over one's misfortunes: nghiên ngẫm về sự bất hạnh của mình
      • bao trùm, bao phủ (mây đen, màn đêm, bóng tối, sự yên lặng...)
    Concise Dictionary
    +the young of an animal cared for at one time
    +think moodily or anxiously about something
    +hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
    +be in a huff and display one's displeasure
    +be in a huff; be silent or sullen
    +sit on (eggs)

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 young, offspring, progeny; children, family:
    A mallard was tending her brood among the rushes.
    2 incubate, hatch, set, sit, cover:
    The old hen was brooding three eggs.
    3 Also, brood on or over. ponder (on or over), meditate (on or over), contemplate, ruminate (on or over), muse (on or over):
    He just sits there brooding over the subject of his next novel.
    4 mope, sulk, pout, pine, eat one's heart out, fret, worry, agonize, despair:
    Don't just brood over the problem, do something about solving it!
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [V] ~ (over / on / about sth) to think a lot about sth that makes you annoyed, anxious or upset: You're not still brooding over what he said, are you?
    2 [V, VN] if a bird broods, or broods its eggs, it sits on the eggs in order to HATCH them (= make the young come out of them)
    + noun [C+sing./pl. v.]
    1 all the young birds or creatures that a mother produces at one time
    2 (humorous) a large family of children: She grew up amidst a lively brood of brothers and sisters.

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