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And you are to love those who are your aliens for you yourselves were aliens in Egypt. [Deuteronomy 10:19]Bible
See also amusé
Third person singular
- (transitive) To entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner; to stir with pleasing or mirthful emotions; to divert.
- A group of children amusing themselves with pushing stones from the top [of the cliff], and watching as they plunged into the lake. -Gilpin.
- To cause laughter, to be funny.
- (transitive), (archaic) To keep in expectation; to beguile; to delude.
- He amused his followers with idle promises. -Johnson.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To fling dust or snuff in the eyes of the person intended to be robbed; also to invent some plausible tale, to delude shop-keepers and others, thereby to put them off their guard. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)
to entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner
to cause laughter
archaic: to keep in expectation
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- First-person singular present indicative of amuser.
- Third-person singular present indicative of amuser.
- First-person singular present subjunctive of amuser.
- Third-person singular present subjunctive of amuser.
- Second-person singular imperative of amuser.
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