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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of amuse.
- adj. Referring to someone who is in a state of being entertained.
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- adj. Diverted.
- adj. Expressing amusement.
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- adj. pleasantly occupied
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'I am just returned, and will not go to bed without telling you what has most amused me -- not that _amused_ is the right word, for Mme de
The term amused her—the man had slaughtered hundreds of vampires for daring to lock him up for a few days.
The title amused me, though, and I couldn't be bothered to think of a better one.
Tahira stepped into the room, crossed her arms over her chest, and looked around at Maria, Brigit, and Soomie, her expression amused.
“Queen Amidala is the name of the character Natalie Portman plays in Star Wars,” Sophie tells me, her expression amused.
Alison looked back over her shoulder, her expression amused.
My allegiance,” the word amused him, “is to a principle far more enduring than permits or empires.”
I avoided looking directly into his eyes; whenever I did, I would forget what I was saying, caught off guard by their expression of amused intelligence.
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
The BBC report in amused tones that: Russian media have been poking fun at the US secretary of state over a translation error on a gift she presented to her Russian counterpart.