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Overview of verb amuse

The verb amuse has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) amuse, divert, disport

(occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies")

2. (1) amuse

(make (somebody) laugh; "The clown amused the children")


Overview of adj amusing

The adj amusing has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. amusing, amusive, diverting

(providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story")

2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible

(arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics")

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