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amused

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  • v  occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    The play amused the ladies
  • v  make (somebody) laugh
    The clown amused the children
  • s  pleasantly occupied
    We are not amused" -Queen Victoria

  • The "well-informed citizenry" is in danger of becoming the "well-amused audience.
  • Once again, the White House was not amused.
  • Many viewers are amused by the Noid, Domino's says, but one of them took the advertising campaign personally.
News & Articles

  • Printed letters, June 16, 2013
    As I watched the June 5 City Council meeting, I couldn’t help but be amused — and appalled — at the childish behavior of some of the advocates for the Avalon project when it seemed they weren’t getting their way.
    June 16, 2013 - The Daily Sentinel
  • Does Edward Snowden Deserve Punishment?
    Geoffrey R Stone is Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago. Post is from Huffington Post . I was amused this evening to catch a glimpse of a CNN show asking this question, as if either characterization is correct.
    June 16, 2013 - LawFuel
  • Recent column not justified with facts
    Dear Editor: The first time I read one of Tom Birchfield's columns, I found his one-sided remarks slightly humorous. After being bombarded issue after issue with his archaic and ineffective political bias, I no longer find myself amused.
    June 16, 2013 - East Tennessean
Quotes

  • Oprah Winfrey in FOXNews
    I'm pretty amused by the whole thing,Winfrey told "The Gayle King Show" on Sirius XM Radio. "I think I could be senator, too. I'm just not interested."
  • Bobby Jindal in International Herald Tribune
    If I go down as one of the more boring but effective governors, I'll take that as a great compliment,Jindal said at a news conference Sunday. "Our people don't want to be amused by our politics anymore. We don't want to be entertained."
  • Pete Stark in FOXNews
    A lot of the way this whole campaign has been covered has amused me. But there was a lot of fulminating because Hillary, one time late at night when she was exhausted, misstated and immediately apologized for it, what happened to her in Bosnia in... Bill Clinton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFQgtnAfN-Gd8ODTfDdWrRjwwjDZg ABC News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2008/04/bill-clinton-re.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEBttejSr0LWVpFapSA4f4DDou2Dg Apr 10, 2008 3495 5072 amusement In 2007, Stark accused President Bush of sending troops to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president's amusement."

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