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ruminate - Reflect deeply on a subject.
Synonyms: meditate, mull over, muse, ponder, chew over, think over, excogitate, speculate, contemplate
Usage: When Prince Bladud had been shut up in the lofty turret for the greater part of a year …, he naturally began to ruminate on a plan of escape.
coerce - To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral, or intellectual means.
Usage: The lawsuit alleged that her boss had coerced her into resigning and that she therefore deserved compensation.
impale - Pierce with a sharp stake or point.
Usage: My mother always warned me not to run with scissors, lest I fall and impale myself on the blades.
swindle - Deprive of by deceit.
Synonyms: bunco, con, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, gyp,hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change,victimize
Usage: He swindled investors out of millions of dollars.