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contemplate •circumvallate • bedplate • template •breastplate • nameplate • faceplate •chelate • fishplate • sibilate • jubilate •flagellate • legislate • invigilate •assimilate, dissimilate •depilate, epilate •fibrillate •correlate, intercorrelate •vacillate • tessellate • oscillate •cantillate •hyperventilate, ventilate •titillate • scintillate • constellate •mutilate • oblate • hotplate •electroplate • bookplate • footplate •congratulate •confabulate, tabulate •ambulate, circumambulate, perambulate •adulate • coagulate •strangulate, triangulate •ejaculate •calculate, miscalculate •emasculate • granulate • encapsulate •regulate • speculate • emulate •infibulate • acidulate •articulate, gesticulate, matriculate •simulate, stimulate •manipulate, stipulate •insulate • capitulate •discombobulate • modulate •flocculate, inoculate •osculate •copulate, populate •expostulate, postulate •ovulate • formulate • ululate •accumulate, cumulate •undulate • pustulate • circulate •lanceolate •annihilate, violate •number plate • fingerplate • escalate •percolate • immolate •crenellate (US crenelate) •extrapolate • copperplate •interpellate, interpolate •desolate • insufflate • isolate •apostolate • contemplate

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con·tem·plate / ˈkäntəmˌplāt/ • v. [tr.] look thoughtfully for a long time at. ∎  think about: the results of a trade war are too horrifying to contemplate. ∎  [intr.] think profoundly and at length; meditate: he sat morosely contemplating. ∎  have in mind as a probable though not certain intention: she was contemplating a gold mining venture. DERIVATIVES: con·tem·pla·tor / -ˌplātər/ n.

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contemplate XVI. f. L. contemplārī, -āt-, f. CON- + templum open space for observation, TEMPLE 1; see -ATE 3.
So contemplation XIII. — (O)F. — L. contemplative XIV.