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muster
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
muster strength or the crew
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
  • But she mustered manners enough to make orange juice, of which the chief was fond.
    Book 3 — Judges (58% in)

There are no more uses of "muster" flagged with this meaning in The Poisonwood Bible.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • So it was to be just the Price family and whatever help we could muster up.
    Book 1 — Genesis (15% in)
  • It is hard to muster up the proper respect for a chief who wears glasses with no glass in them (he seems to think they raise his intelligence quotient), and the fur of a small animal clasped around his neck, a fashion trademark he shares with the elderly churchgoing ladies of Georgia, charmed I'm sure.
    Book 2 — Revelation (44% in)

There are no more uses of "muster" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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