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  • n. Plural form of cerebration.


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  • Coated, cloaked, and concealed with rust — warped egalitarian cerebrations.


  • Normally as a critic, I have championed the emotions in the cinema over the cerebrations.

    Brideshead Revisited, Revisited! Lush Southern Wedding Throws Me for Loop!

  • Her sister Minnie knew nothing of these rather wild cerebrations, though they exhausted the markets of delight.

    Sister Carrie

  • By which you intend your membrum virile and the wayward cerebrations that command it?

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • But to defer my cerebrations until I reached my abode proved an impossibility.


  • French Eva's cerebrations are in some ways a mystery to me, but I am sure she knew what she wanted.

    The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • The decisions seemed charged with consequences to the future of human society; yet the air whispered that the word was not flesh, that it was futile, insignificant, of no effect, dissociated from events; and one felt most strongly the impression, described by Tolstoy in _War and Peace_ or by Hardy in _The Dynasts_, of events marching on to their fated conclusion uninfluenced and unaffected by the cerebrations of Statesmen in Council:

    The Economic Consequences of the Peace

  • "O Herbert Spencer," the command would run, "if you would condescend to bend your mighty intellect to the lowly subject of maji, and will snatch time from your profound cerebrations to assure its being moto sans, I would esteem it infinite condescension on your part to let pesi pesi."

    African Camp Fires

  • I think he worked more strenuously in the field of sheer intellect -- stirred the thought stuff more -- than most other Chinese thinkers, -- and so is more akin to the Western mind; he carves his cerebrations more definitely, and leaves less to the intuition.

    The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19

  • Will our literature escape at last from pretentiousness and timidity, our philosophy from the foolish cerebrations of university "characters" and eminent politicians at leisure, and our starved science find scope and resources adequate to its gigantic needs?

    An Englishman Looks at the World


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