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adjective as in pleasantly occupied

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In reality, they were most likely just another branch of his art, a way of reaching into the future—with their amused, all-seeing eyes and wild swirls of fur, these cat images, painted in the early 20th century, do seem far ahead of their time.

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According to a witness who spoke with Bally Sports, people who heard the remark “gasped” while McNair and his wife appeared amused.

Yes, curling, the ice-based sport that attracts a whiff of amused attention every four years at the Winter Olympics but then retreats to its status as a niche sport played in some of the world’s colder climates.

Unlike your superiors, Miss Manners is neither bemused nor amused.

Seated at a table on a bare stage, Clay effects an amused professorial air as she recounts the events leading to a violent encounter on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, in a gully near the Hudson River.

At first—it was the early stages of reporting—I was amused at having been so crassly underestimated.

Israelis often are amused and appalled by the crazies attracted to the Holy Land, and not only for religious reasons.

One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”

At the age of sixteen these bad guys chase you, often under the amused and complicit watch of policemen.

Miss Anne smiled kindly, not dreaming of his perplexity, amused by his Southern warmth.

These oral inanities only served to make Lyn give me the benefit of a look of amused wonder.

She sat down and recalled the conversation with her new friend, giving an amused little shudder.

Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.

He muttered something about his gray hairs, but came along after an amused glance at Lilac and Konnel.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amused, such as: entertained, and diverted.

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