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Synonyms for broody

a domestic hen ready to brood

physiologically ready to incubate eggs

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And surprisingly tunes like Do You Want To, Take Me Out and This Fire sit well with the slower, broodier likes of Walk Away and Eleanor.
Bosses at Eon Productions - who make the Bond films - moved for the 38-year-old actor actor after deciding they wanted a return to a broodier Bond in the Connery mould.
Songs such as In A Dream and Little Anthony about a boy who grows up to be a serial killer and not, as Laula states, her own brother were broodier and more reflective, but it was an unexpected cover of Radiohead's Creep which really tugged the heartstrings.
A broodier version of the original "Superfriends"--a franchise that ran on ABC Saturday mornings from 1973-1980--skein's premiere in November 2001 set a record on Cartoon Network among adults 18-34 (755,000, since broken by "The Family Guy").
FORMER Miss World Rosanna Davison has admitted she's feeling broodier the older she gets.