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muster
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to gather
The exact meaning of this sense of muster is often subject to its context. For example:
  • "mustered her courage/strength/a smile" — to gather from within
  • "muster the soldiers/crew" — to gather — typically for inspection
  • "muster volunteers/votes" — to gather enough to do something
  • As Joe got on his coat, he mustered courage to propose that some of us should go down with the soldiers and see what came of the hunt.
    Chapter 5 (30% in)

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