He stopped for a moment, as if considering his next words.
She stopped, and seemed to consider her next words carefully.
A moment went by while the other considered his words.
She seemed to consider her words, and did not appear pleased with them.
She pushed away from him, as he considered her words.
There was a moment of silence as the class considered her words.
It had taken him this long to cool off and consider the man's words.
She considered the girl's words for a moment and then shrugged.
The President seemed to consider his words for a moment.
She reached for a roll and considered her own words.