Thesaurus / muster up

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I was horribly frightened, and turned as cold as stone, and for some minutes could not muster up courage enough to speak to him.

Records of a GirlhoodFrances Ann Kemble

It was well beyond the Woodlawn dinner-hour before he could muster up the courage to cross the lawns to Deer Trace.

The QuickeningFrancis Lynde

She could not muster up sufficient resolution to break the seal: her fears were not prophetic, for the contents gave her comfort.

MaryMary Wollstonecraft

I'll muster up all the tailors in the town, and so tickle their sides.

I'm ashamed of what I wrote my niece, and when I can muster up enough courage I'm going right over to her house, and explain.

She twisted the handle of the door trying to muster up courage to confess, but Mrs. Morton was in a hurry to finish her letters.

Chicken Little JaneLily Munsell Ritchie

Yet he was neither very much worse nor much better than most of the half-dozen miserable victims I could muster up on deck.

The Shadow-LineJoseph Conrad

And he added a few words in the best Tuscan he could muster up, to test the applicant's exact acquirements.

Altogether, MacRae found it quite impossible to muster up any abiding grudge against young Gower on his own account.

Poor Man's RockBertrand W. Sinclair

"You certainly have more courage than I could muster up," I said.

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