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Verb: amuse  u'myooz
  1. Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    "The play amused the ladies";
    - divert, disport
  2. Make (somebody) laugh
    "The clown amused the children"

Derived forms: amuses, amusing, amused

Type of: buck up [informal], cheer, cheer up, entertain, jolly [informal], jolly along [informal], jolly up [informal]

Encyclopedia: Amuse