As they walked up a path toward West End Avenue, I mustered the courage to move a few feet closer, within auditory range.
No major figure from either party has mustered such seemingly obvious denouncement.
Al-Sharif urged Aisha to get herself a car, and she mustered up the courage to have someone buy her one with darkly smoked glass.
Arguments can be mustered from the evidence to support all kinds of theories about his identity and true nature.
Although they mustered 250 volunteers in 84 counties, thousands of bodies in all 99 counties are needed for success in 2016.
For after that king Edward the fourth was escaped out of prison, at Wolneie besides Warwike, he mustered and prepared a new armie.
“They should all be mustered long before this,” replied his companion.
A week ago to-day I went to the city to be mustered into the Corps de Afrique.
The sentry had spoken truly, they agreed, when they mustered together.
That he mustered on that day every man he could produce is probably a fact.
c.1300, "to display, reveal, appear," from Old French mostrer "appear, show, reveal," also in a military sense (10c., Modern French montrer), from Latin monstrare "to show," from monstrum "omen, sign" (see monster). Meaning "to collect, assemble" is early 15c.; figurative use (of qualities, etc.) is from 1580s. To muster out "gather to be discharged from military service" is 1834, American English. To muster up in the figurative and transferred sense of "gather, summon, marshal" is from 1620s. Related: Mustered; mustering.
late 14c., "action of showing, manifestation," from Old French mostre "illustration, proof; examination, inspection" (13c., Modern French montre), literally "that which is shown," from mostrer (see muster (v.)). Meaning "act of gathering troops" is from c.1400. To pass musters (1570s) originally meant "to undergo military review without censure."