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Related / Similar Words: Muse, chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate

 

Definition:
  • the source of an artist''s inspiration; "Euterpe was his muse";
  • in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science;
  • reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate";

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    Hyponyms: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania, premeditate, theologize, theologise, introspect, bethink, cogitate, wonder, question, puzzle, study, consider

     

    Derivational Morphology: chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate, meditation, speculation, contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness, muser, muller, ponderer, ruminator

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: awen and muzenn   Danish: Muse  
    Dutch: muse and Muze   Finnish: muusa  
    French: Muse   German: Muse  
    Greek: Μούσες   Interlingua: musa  
    Italian: Musa, musa and muse   Latin: Musa and Musae  
    Polish: muza   Portuguese: musa  
    Russian: муза   Slovene: muza  
    Spanish: Musa   Swedish: Musa  
     
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