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  • Major Major mustered the courage to demand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The bulb in the tent had blown out several days before, and neither of the two men had been able to muster the initiative to replace it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He studied each photograph twice and read the captions intently as he organized his response to the colonel's question into a grammatically complete sentence that he rehearsed and reorganized in his mind a considerable number of times before he was able finally to muster the courage to reply.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: muster strength or the crew
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