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- n. Common misspelling of contemplators.
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Don't underestimate the impact of YOUR nagging of your smokers about their bad habit--perhaps the cardiologist's words are just the last straw, tipping them from "pre-contemplaters" to actual quitters.
But this is not a group of benign navel contemplaters.