Pundits have mused about the Eisenhower-Petraeus comparison before, but the Afghanistan slugfest gives it new relevance.
“That boy just loves acting and being an actor,” mused an industry veteran afterwards.
The only difference between having $10 million and $50 million,” Chappelle mused, “is an astounding $40 million!
At mused, an online magazine for Black gay men, Joel Jenkins argues the effort strips men of their personal agency.
"Those beautiful gardens, the attention to detail—La Mamounia has a tremendous sense of the past," mused Adrien Brody.
Joe mused an appreciable time, beating his tattoo on the table.
"What a pity Ruth Denton couldn't have had such a chance," mused Elfreda.
There were wonderful possibilities in the girl, Corinna mused, looking her over.
They sat down together in the dark, and mused over old memories.
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).