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Synonyms for brood

Noun

1. brood, animal group
usage: the young of an animal cared for at one time

Verb

1. brood, dwell, worry, care
usage: think moodily or anxiously about something
2. brood, hover, loom, bulk large, hang
usage: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
3. sulk, pout, brood
usage: be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted"
4. grizzle, brood, stew, sulk, pout, brood
usage: be in a huff; be silent or sullen
5. brood, hatch, cover, incubate, reproduce, procreate, multiply
usage: sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
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