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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
    + adjective
    (literary) sad and mysterious or threatening: dark, brooding eyes + a brooding silence + Ireland's brooding landscape

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