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 for cogitation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cogitation \Cog`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. cogitatio: cf. F.
     cogitation.]
     The act of thinking; thought; meditation; contemplation.
     "Fixed in cogitation deep." --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cogitation
      n 1: a carefully considered thought about something; "his
           cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook"
      2: attentive consideration and meditation; "after much
         cogitation he rejected the offer" [syn: cogitation,
         study]

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