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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • "I’ll have to hurry up to do it," Ethan mused, as the sleigh dropped down ahead of him over the dip of the school-house hill.
  • "Well," Mrs. Hale mused, "in such a storm I suppose he felt he couldn’t do less than take you in-but I guess it went hard with Ethan.

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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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