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amuse

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to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied

  • the older girl amused her four-year-old sister at the family reunion by showing her off to all the relatives
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amuse, divert, entertain mean to pass or cause to pass the time pleasantly. amuse suggests that one's attention is engaged lightly.
    • amuse yourselves while I make dinner
divert implies distracting attention from worry or routine occupation especially by something funny.
    • a light comedy to divert the tired businessman
entertain suggests supplying amusement by specially contrived methods.
    • a magician entertaining children at a party


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