Amuse sentence example

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  • You do amuse me.
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  • He wrote the book to amuse Queen Mary in her captivity.
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  • When a rainy day keeps me indoors, I amuse myself after the manner of other girls.
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  • Much later, in the darkest part of the night, Dean's mind was creating picture stories to amuse itself while his body lay in frozen and unmoving slumber like a fallen mannequin.
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  • At other times she praised Julie to him and advised him to go to Moscow during the holidays to amuse himself.
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  • Here, then, I made my home; and although it is a lonely place I amuse myself making rustles and flutters, and so get along very nicely.
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  • Henceforth it was impossible to publish or to utter a word which might offend the despots of church or state; and the Italians had to amuse their leisure with the polite triflings of academics.
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  • He lived and wrote only to amuse his contemporaries, and thus, although more popular in his lifetime and more fortunate than any of the older authors in the ultimate survival of a large number of his works, he is less than any of the great writers of Rome in sympathy with either the serious or the caustic spirit in Latin literature.
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  • The older men, who thought it undignified to amuse themselves with such nonsense, continued to lie at the opposite side of the fire, but one would occasionally raise himself on an elbow and glance at Morel with a smile.
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  • I gave her my braille slate to play with, thinking that the mechanical pricking of holes in the paper would amuse her and rest her mind.
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  • This is a fun and novel way to amuse friends and school mates.
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  • Some people believe the ancient Egyptians first created towel origami projects as way to amuse Cleopatra during her notoriously long baths.
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  • It is five times the size of the bush.'" The invention, or at least the earliest general use of this form, is attributed to Edward Lear, who, when a tutor in the family of the earl of Derby at Knowsley, composed, about 1834, a large number of nonsense-limericks to amuse the little grandchildren of the house.
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  • Richelieu had appeared behind Marie de Medici; Albert de Luynes rose behind Louis XIII., the neglected child whom he had contrived to amuse.
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  • A group of eccentric aristocrats amuse and confuse each other through 24 hours of mistaken identity, faux infidelity and drunken frivolity.
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  • You can also amuse yourself watching the local fishermen shining bright lights on the waters to attract squid.
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  • They are represented as delighting in massacres and torture, and it is said that popular tradition in India still retains the story that Mihiragula used to amuse himself by rolling elephants down a precipice and watching their agonies.
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  • In 1571 he 'presented the latter portion of this work, written in Scots, to Queen Mary to amuse her in her captivity.
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  • She has a very sociable disposition, and delights in the companionship of those who can follow the rapid motions of her fingers; but if left alone she will amuse herself for hours at a time with her knitting or sewing.
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  • Make sure you bring things for you child to play with, and be prepared to amuse them while you are in line.
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  • These activity trees offer different platforms, cubbies and toys for your cat to bat and amuse himself.
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  • Most online Halloween games for kids are lighthearted and contain cartoon ghosts or similar characters meant to amuse.
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  • Serve in small bowls to compensate for richness, or try serving in tiny cups as an amuse bouche.
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  • Other similar games, have animals that jump, fly, or chase things to amuse you.
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  • The most established of the bunch, this famous Nickelodeon sea sponge has met enduring success and continues to amuse both kids and adults with its weekly cartoon.
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  • Kids that are ten or eleven usually can find ways to amuse themselves that do not involve you at all, though younger kids will probably want you to play games with them.
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  • You can use the crate to give your dog a time out when you need a break, but you still need to make it a positive experience for him by providing a treat or something else he can amuse himself with.
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  • By wearing a shirt that seeks to amuse, the wearer lets others know that he's not uptight or unapproachable.
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  • High schoolers and college-age guys will appreciate all these factors when choosing their next tee to shock and amuse.
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  • Our lead character is tossed into a prison cell, only to emerge in a Gladiator-like arena, participating in some crazy events to amuse and entertain the growing crowd of rabbids.
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  • We recommend that abusers interested in such things find other ways to amuse themselves.
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  • If you're looking for a way to impress and amuse overnight guests, you'll love learning about the art of towel folding.
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  • The behavior it recommends will attract some women, amuse some, and turn some off for good.
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  • There is no denying that Elmo is great fun and will amuse many children endlessly.
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  • For the time being, Chupacabra videos will continue to amuse and captivate the public unless and until solid evidence is gathered.
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  • At the beach, at the mall, at your best friend's house…It's Happy Bunny can outfit your feet and amuse you with its sarcastic wit.
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  • Every season of One Tree Hill delivers new quotables for fans to amuse themselves with while waiting to see what will happen next to their favorite Tree Hill residents.
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  • Funny R.I.P. sayings are sure to amuse guests as they walk to your front door.
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  • Next time you're working out on the treadmill; amuse your workout buddies with these exercise fun facts.
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  • Whether you're an Elizabethan gentleman with an extra-special codpiece or a sexy Santa Claus who comes bearing gifts that keep on giving, you can amuse and delight in a number of fun ways.
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  • For example, in one episode's Quick Fire Challenge, contestants had to create an amuse bouche solely from items in a vending machine.
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  • In the intervals of his campaignings and cruelties the sultan would amuse his entourage by exhibiting feats of strength, or compose verses, some of which were published under the pseudonym of Muradi.
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  • In the absence of Decazes a new favourite was found to amuse the king's old age, Madame du Cayla (Zoe Talon, comtesse du Cayla), a protegee of the vicomte Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld and consequently a creature of the Ultras.
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  • Though he treated his subject in relation to himself with more levity and irony than real feeling, yet by his sparkling wit and fancy he created a literature of sentiment and adventure adapted to amuse the idle and luxurious society of which the elder Julia was the centre.
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  • Then Dorothy wound up Tik-tok and he danced a jig to amuse the company, after which the Yellow Hen related some of her adventures with the Nome King in the Land of Ev.
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  • The caliph wished you to amuse him with pleasant thoughts, and you have filled his mind with melancholy.
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  • There was the fact that only those came who wished to dance and amuse themselves as girls of thirteen and fourteen do who are wearing long dresses for the first time.
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  • The collection includes many fables that have come down from Phaedrus, some Oriental stories derived from Jewish sources, with many popular apologues that belong to the Renard cycle, and differ from those of older origin in that they are intended to amuse rather than to instruct.
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  • Amuse yourself with women like my wife--with them you are within your rights, for they know what you want of them.
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