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muse
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Great Expectations
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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • My heart was deeply and most deservedly humbled as I mused over the fire for an hour or more.
  • "Little more than skin and bone!" mused Mr. Pumblechook, aloud.

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  • "I begin to think," said Estella, in a musing way, after another moment of calm wonder, "that I almost understand how this comes about.

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  • He mused aloud about the afternoon’s developments.
  • Let me muse on it on a while and I’ll get back to you.

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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
as in: She was his muse Define
the source of an artist's inspiration - especially a person or mythological goddess
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