How to use Muster in a sentence

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  • All I could muster was a thank you.

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  • It took all I could muster to hold it together.

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  • What we're doing together blows my imagination so I'll devote as much time and energy as I can possible muster to optimizing our results.

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  • Not trusting her voice, she moved into his arms and tried to muster a smile.

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  • He was unable to muster enough votes to win the election.

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  • She shrugged with as much elegance as she could muster, and eyed him with deliberate interest.

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  • On the square in front of the Bazaar were drummers beating the muster call.

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  • After spending a few days in the hospital and regaining her energy, Jenny was able to muster enough strength to walk in the 5k event.

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  • It is therefore better to leave the relationship with as much goodwill as you can muster.

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  • A rhinestone camo purse may teeter on the glamorous side, but unless it's completely covered in gleaming stones or employs the camouflage pattern very discreetly, chances are it won't pass muster at a truly dressy function.

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  • Dean was forced to quiet the persistent instrument before hesitant Janet could muster enough courage to voice her reply.

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  • Beside, les Verts, even in a good year, cannot muster the troops.

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  • These documents trace a service member's life in the military, from muster to discharge.

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  • A crisp cut in a trouser style is sharp and might even pass muster on Casual Friday at the office (check to make sure it's ok first, of course).

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  • During the initial stage of infection, primary viremia, a few fortunate cats will muster up enough of an immune response to overcome the virus.

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  • These are far too casual and even youthful looking to really pass muster on a dressy occasion.

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  • Though it's not appropriate for, say, a fancy dress party, it certainly passes muster in other circumstances.

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  • The primary way to deal with this is through attitude - cheerleaders wear Spankies or bloomers which are completely presentable and go at their routines with all the enthusiasm and spirit they can muster.

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  • That was all the solace I could muster.

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  • She wasn't able to muster any concern, not with the heaviness of the air around her.

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  • Dean answered in a voice as nonchalant as he could muster.

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  • When her sobs began to subside, he spoke in as calm a voice as he could muster.

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  • She met his gaze with as much determination as she could muster.

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  • It has more military might and more economic muscle than Europe can ever muster.

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  • Once the camera passes muster, it is repackaged and ready for resale.

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  • There are numerous sources for enlistment records, muster rolls and even actual pay information.

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  • Gabe looked her over then offered what smile he could muster.

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  • She gripped his wrists, meeting his sultry gaze with all the invitation she could muster.

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  • Molly held out her hand and passed muster allowing this new person to scotch down and pat him.

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  • Additionally, I'm not sure the firearm he used would pass muster with the licensing authorities.

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  • He loves you; remember that and you owe him all the consideration you can muster.

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  • Jennifer was a little sniffy about the party, unsure that the Tuckers really pass muster.

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  • Even looters, famous for targeting electronic shops, couldn't muster the energy to steal a stereo.

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  • I am sending all the positive vibes I can muster your mums way.

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  • While I was petrified beyond anything I could imagine I knew Molly would die ignominiously without all the cunning I could muster.

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  • He called to muster everyone in ear shot to inaugurate a building to building search, beginning in a ten mile radius of the abandoned van.

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  • He smiled as he began scratching the message in the tiniest letters he could muster at the very base of the pane—just as he had done on the other window, days earlier, after she'd left her ring on the kitchen counter to wash dishes.

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  • Dean spent most of the evening flipping through TV channels, but as none of the inane programs held even minimal inter­est, he took out his voice recorder and began summarizing his notes for the detailed report on Jeffrey Byrne, adding as much minutia as he could muster, as Cynthia Byrne had requested.

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  • Hopefully, a good number of religious people will muster the courage to read the book anyway.

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  • I was standing in front of him, staring the Magma Members out with all the coldness and utter detestation I could muster.

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  • You may suffer from long bouts of being tired, exhausted or unable to muster much enthusiasm for life like you usually do.

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  • Neither reasons quite pass muster with the truancy team, who are impervious to weak excuses.

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  • But halfway into the book, I was so depressed I could barely muster the energy to turn the page.

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  • Third, Mr Furlong takes issue with Ambrose Evans-Pritchard on the date of the first nationally called militia muster.

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  • Wednesday Wednesday saw the first kit muster for the troop which we all passed - well done troop!

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  • These are usually original bound volumes of Muster Records for a particular ship.

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  • During the Persian wars the state, which had recently joined the Peloponnesian League, could still muster 3000 hoplites.

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  • It was near Nineveh that Darius was waiting with the immense host which a supreme effort could muster from all parts of the empire.

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  • In 1833 he took part in the closing scenes of the Black Hawk War, was present at the capture of Black Hawk, and was sent to Dixon, Illinois, to muster into service some volunteers from that state.

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  • As a result, Massachusetts was the only northern state in any way prepared for war when the Confederates fired on Fort Sumter; and her troops began to muster in Boston on the 16th of April, the very day after President Lincoln's call for volunteers.

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  • The record was so inaccurate that it had no statistical value until 1820, when the muster was taken after due preparation and with greater care, approximating to the system of a regular census.

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  • Bellevue and Des Barres became very active in hindering the advance of the siege works, and the German battalions were so far depleted by losses and sickness that they could often muster but 300 men for duty.

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  • The Roman Catholics muster strongest on the left bank, while on the right bank about half the population is Protestant.

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  • At last, in June 1546, during the meeting of the diet at Regensburg, Philip and John Frederick of Saxony realized the extent of the danger and began to muster their forces.

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  • In the Reichstag of 1907, Guelphs, Alsace-Lorrainers and Danes together could muster only five members.,

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  • It gave the English king, less opposed by his nobles since his favourite, Gaveston, was slain, time to muster a large army, which Bruce must meet, if at all, in the open field.

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  • The " quarrel of the chiefs," the " muster of the army," the " duel of Paris and Menelaus," &c., are excellent beginnings, but have no satisfying conclusion.

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  • At Arzila, where he landed, he was joined by Mulai Ahmad, who could only muster Soo soldiers.

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  • Where a consul suspects that the shipping or navigation laws are being evaded, he may require the owner or master to produce the log-book or other ship documents (such as the agreement with the seamen, the account of the crew, the certificate of registration); he may muster the crew, and order explanations with regard to the documents.

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  • The grand sherif can muster a considerable force of freedmen and clients, and his kin, holding wells and lands in various places through the Hejaz, act as his deputies and administer the old Arabic customary law to the Bedouin.

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  • Even looters, famous for targeting electronic shops, could n't muster the energy to steal a stereo.

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  • The teams decided to muster before the beginning of the next play to make their respective strategies.

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  • Fans of basic, classic mascaras can rest assured that their beloved formulas will always have a place on drugstore walls, but even newfangled products created by trusted brands may pass muster with these consumers.

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  • They may not sound very worthy of a glamorous evening out, but these scents pass muster because they blend light, fresh notes with others to create something energetic, bright and uplifting.

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  • Being familiar with lingo such as port, aft, starboard, muster station, and other vocabulary will help you navigate different decks confidently.

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  • It's much more likely that your sports jacket-and-tie ensemble will pass muster than your T-shirt-and-jeans idea.

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  • While a pair of dark cotton pants may pass muster in dressy environments as a last resort, the same can't be said for, say, a polo shirt or a T-shirt.

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  • They are simply too elegant and rich in design (and often in fabric and color, too) to pass muster during the daylight hours.

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  • The big disadvantage is that it is harder to develop for and companies may opt to not utilize all the power that the PS3's CELL technology can muster.

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  • Much like winning the Masters golf tournament, I decided that once a winner, it deserved a chance to defend its title, even though Parker hasn't bothered to rate it and the best score that Wine Spectator could muster was an 88.

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  • Muster and enlistment documents will list the name and location of each enlistee.

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  • Spruce it up with all the flash and panache you or your bakery can muster.

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  • The final six wickets could only muster a further 73 runs.

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  • Hannah's favorite part of the trip to the zoo was seeing the muster of peacocks up close and personal.

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  • Even with a limited amount of time, the general was able to muster up a large number of soldiers.

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  • Claire tried to muster a schoolmarm firmness that didn't work.

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