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No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.Max Muller
See also Muster
- (UK) IPA: /ˈmʌs.tə/, SAMPA: /"mVs.t@/
- (US) IPA: /ˈmʌs.tɝ/, SAMPA: /"mVs.t@'/
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- Rhymes: -ʌstə(r)
- Something shown for imitation; a pattern.
- A show; a display.
- An assembling or review of troops, as for parade, verification of numbers, inspection, exercise, or introduction into service.
- The sum total of an army when assembled for review and inspection; the whole number of effective men in an army.
- Any assemblage or display; a gathering.
- A collection of peafowl (an invented term rather than one used by zoologists).
- A roundup of livestock for inspection, branding, drenching, shearing etc.
- The act of mustering.
Third person singular
- (transitive) To collect, call or assemble together, such as troops or a group for inspection, orders, display etc.
- (transitive) To summon together; to get together.
- I mustered up all my remaining willpower.
- (transitive) To enroll in service.
- (intransitive) To be gathered together for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like; to come together as parts of a force or body.
to call or assemble a group together
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- "muster" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
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