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muse
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Franny and Zooey
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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • " ’The Heart Is an Autumn Wanderer,’ " she read, mused, aloud.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • Of course, too, I knew for certain when I was your age that I’d never be forced to teach, that if my Muses failed to provide for me, I’d go grind lenses somewhere, like Booker T. Washington.

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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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