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muse
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Brave New World
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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • "Somehow," she mused, "I hadn’t been feeling very keen on promiscuity lately.
  • "Strange," mused the Director, as they turned away, "strange to think that even in Our Ford’s day most games were played without more apparatus than a ball or two and a few sticks and perhaps a bit of netting.

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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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