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Synonyms for ratiocinate

to use the powers of the mind, as in conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and making judgments

Words related to ratiocinate

reason methodologically and logically

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Correspondingly, employing the Caliban ratiocinating (cogito, ergo sum) and feeling (senito, ergo sum) inherent to African holistic dance and music as critical thinking interventions in education, indorses artistic imaging is as scientific as empirically based accounts can be imaginative.
She understood that neither emoting nor ratiocinating is enough alone --Jane Austen would understand that too (but neither of these male critics reference Austen).
289)--be caused by a conflict between the storyteller and the coldly ratiocinating intellectual?
Both mind-sets--the dehumanized, it's-just-a-movie one and its ratiocinating private-detective counterpart--are encouraged by the building itself, but Stewart's photographs can no more claim impartiality than would the architects of the "kill house," nor do they pretend to.