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muse
used in The Two Towers

4 uses
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Definition
reflect (think) deeply on a subject — perhaps aloud
  • I did not tell you all this before, because it is only by musing on all that has happened that I have at last understood, even as we ride together.
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (85% in)
  • 'Unsay?' he mused, as if puzzled.
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (49% in)
  • For a while Sam sat musing, and tending the fire till the water boiled.
    4.4 -- Book 4 Chapter 4 -- Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (51% in)
  • Childless lords sat in aged halls musing on heraldry; in secret chambers withered men compounded strong elixirs, or in high cold towers asked questions of the stars.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (78% in)

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