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muse over (someone or something)

To ponder thoughtfully or distractedly about someone or something. I keep musing over what Tom said the other day—could it really be true? She mused over Jonathan and his dreamy blue eyes for the entire car journey home.
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muse over someone or something

to reflect or meditate on someone or something. We were just now musing over Sarah and the way she has changed. Tom is so strange. I was musing over his behavior just yesterday.
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Petron Blaze Spiker Alexa Micek and La Salle hitter Mika Reyes are San Miguel and Barako Bull's muses, respectively.
The owners of Muse -- Ziad and his brother Abdulrahman -- have over 40 years of experience in the chocolate and ice cream industry.
On the warmer days Muse boasts a fully licenced terrace cafe, this is a great place to dine alfresco and watch the world go by.
The conundrums put in play in this scene from the play become both more intensified and clarified in Walcott's important essay, "The Muse of History.
Given the predominance of male artists and the preponderance of compulsive heterosexuality for most of the centuries she covers, it is not all that surprising that mostly female muses inspired mostly male artists.
Williams: In a recent interview, with Hermine Pinson, the poet Lorenzo Thomas offers a critique of your poetry from the collection Muse & Drudge.
LAST YEAR, AFTER DALLAS-BASED BUYout firm Hicks, Muse Tate & Furst took over business dealings for popular Brazilian soccer team Corinthians, some 20 million fans of the Sao Paulo squad couldn't help but wonder what would come of it.
investment company Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Spain's Telefonica will go their own ways, with Hicks Muse gearing up for an investment drive in Latin America.
Its issuance led to changes in how MUSE identifies, documents, communicates and recognizes contributions and to when and how it reports that it has met restrictions on those contributions.
There were nine Muses as early as Homer's Odyssey, and Homer invokes either a particular Muse or the Muses collectively from time to time.
com)-- Energy Muse, a leading seller of inspirational crystal jewelry and accessories, recently announced the addition of a brand new fertility bracelet to its product lineup - the Mother Goddess bracelet.
Eisenhower Library collaborated on a project to make all of JHUP's academic journals available online through a service called Project MUSE.
Hinds Community College President Clyde Muse will pay the state $35,000 to settle a six-year-old lawsuit stemming from circumstances surrounding his wife's employment at the school.