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muse
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Babbitt
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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • Babbitt drew his hand through the cool flood, and mused: "We never thought we’d come to Maine together!"
  • "Yes," Frink mused, "that’s got an elegant color to it, if I do say so, but it ain’t got the originality of ’spill-of-speech!’

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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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