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the mental effort that you make to understand something, to make decisions, or to solve problems
careful thought before making a decision or judgment about something
the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
careful thought about something
the process of giving all your attention to something
the process of thinking about something in an intelligent sensible way in order to make a decision or form an opinion
careful thought and planning that prepares you well for a future event
the process of carefully examining your own feelings, thoughts, and ideas
careful thought about your beliefs, attitudes, or actions because you think it is important to behave in an honest and moral way
particular attention paid to something
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a pink powder or cream that women put on their cheeks
moving with rhythm, together as one
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