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1. brood

noun. ['ˈbruːd'] the young of an animal cared for at one time.

Synonyms

  • clutch

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • unmask

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Words that Rhyme with Brood

  • misconstrued
  • yongchaiyudh
  • construed
  • protrude
  • preclude
  • extrude
  • exclude
  • conclude
  • ballyhooed
  • unglued
  • subdued
  • shampooed
  • seclude
  • reviewed
  • obtrude
  • nonfood
  • maksoud
  • intrude
  • include
  • imbued
  • eschewed
  • debuted
  • tattooed
  • spewed
  • skewed
  • screwed
  • renewed
  • pursued
  • masoud
  • masood

Example sentences of the word brood


1. Noun, singular or mass
This quick and easy DIY ice pack will help your klutzy brood feel better in no time.

2. Verb, past tense
The females brood eggs that the males fertilize by directly placing sperm into the oviduct.

3. Verb, base form
Don't brood over the past; open yourself up to meeting new people.

Quotes containing the word brood


1. If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.
- Isaac Asimov

2. brood

verb. ['ˈbruːd'] think moodily or anxiously about something.

Synonyms

  • worry
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • lie
  • stand

3. brood

verb. ['ˈbruːd'] hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.

Synonyms

  • loom
  • hover
  • hang
  • overshadow
  • bulk large
  • eclipse

Antonyms

  • cheer
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness

4. brood

verb. ['ˈbruːd'] sit on (eggs).

Synonyms

  • reproduce
  • procreate
  • cover
  • sit down
  • breed
  • incubate
  • hatch
  • sit

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

5. brood

verb. ['ˈbruːd'] be in a huff and display one's displeasure.

Synonyms

  • resent
  • pout
  • sulk
  • grizzle

Antonyms

  • ingress
  • immersion
  • egress
  • like

6. brood

verb. ['ˈbruːd'] be in a huff; be silent or sullen.

Synonyms

  • pout
  • sulk
  • grizzle

Antonyms

  • die
  • stay in place
  • fall
  • unfasten
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