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amuse

a·muse

amuse

 
pronunciation:
myuz
part of speech: verb
inflections: amused, amuses, amusing
definition 1: to hold the interest of in a pleasant way; entertain.
They amused the baby with a rattle.
synonyms:
cheer, divert, entertain, occupy
antonyms:
bore
similar words:
absorb, engross, interest
definition 2: to cause to smile or laugh.
His jokes amused us.
synonyms:
cheer, please
antonyms:
depress
similar words:
charm, delight, exhilarate