“I wonder what Walter Benjamin would have thought of it,” mused Spice.
At mused, an online magazine for Black gay men, Joel Jenkins argues the effort strips men of their personal agency.
Pundits have mused about the Eisenhower-Petraeus comparison before, but the Afghanistan slugfest gives it new relevance.
"I think Tim was better later," Jack mused—a better father to Zach, and grandfather to his sisters' three children.
The only difference between having $10 million and $50 million,” Chappelle mused, “is an astounding $40 million!
Joe mused an appreciable time, beating his tattoo on the table.
"I am told the Mississippi is a very large river," mused Miss Margie.
There were wonderful possibilities in the girl, Corinna mused, looking her over.
"We certainly let that guard officer in for something," he mused.
Poor old chap, mused the young pitcher, as he resumed his way to his fathers shop.
"to reflect, to be absorbed in thought," mid-14c., from Old French muser (12c.) "to ponder, dream, wonder; loiter, waste time," literally "to stand with one's nose in the air" (or, possibly, "to sniff about" like a dog who has lost the scent), from muse "muzzle," from Gallo-Romance *musa "snout," of unknown origin. Probably influenced in sense by muse (n.). Related: Mused; musing.
late 14c., protectors of the arts, from Old French Muse and directly from Latin Musa, from Greek Mousa, "the Muse," also "music, song," from PIE root *men- "to think, remember" (see mind (n.)). Meaning "inspiring goddess of a particular poet" is from late 14c. The traditional names and specialties of the nine Muses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, are: Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato (love poetry, lyric art), Euterpe (music, especially flute), Melpomene (tragedy), Polymnia (hymns), Terpsichore (dance), Thalia (comedy), Urania (astronomy).