Definition of Excogitating

1. Verb. (present participle of excogitate) ¹



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Definition of Excogitating

1. excogitate [v] - See also: excogitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excogitating

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excogitating (current term)
excogitation
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Literary usage of Excogitating

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1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"... which we see the bewigged embonpoint of the didactic poet, excogitating epigrams or ecstatic soliloquies by the light of a candle fixed in a skull. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1889)
"Hence, too, it is that we hunt through the mental train, excogitating [what we seek] from [its concomitant in] THE PRESENT OR ..."

3. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1906)
"excogitating. No one may ever have been guided in the past by any such absolute plan. For this same reason, if (to take up the other supposition) you are a ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1858)
"To some extent, no doubt, the author must be taken to endorse his hero's views, for the mere fact of excogitating and publishing them to the world, ..."

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