Nothing wrong with expanding your vocabulary and knowledge of words. Who knows when you may encounter or need to use them. This word has two completely different meanings when used as a noun or a verb. I’ll focus on the verb usage instead. Here’s the word of this week:
BROOD: Noun| Verb.
1. NOUN- A number of young produced or hatched at one time; a family of offspring or young.
2. VERB- to worry persistently or moodily about; ponder.
The employee brooded the results of her interview that would be released in 24 hours for she was extremely anxious to receive the promotion.