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Another word for amuse

  1. To occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way

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Another word for amuse

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Synonym Study

  • Beguile suggests the occupation of time with an agreeable activity, largely to dispel boredom or tedium
  • Entertain implies planned amusement or diversion, often with some intellectual appeal another guest entertained us with folk songs
  • To divert is to take the attention from serious thought or worry to something that amuses
  • the monkey's antics amused him
  • Amuse suggests the agreeable occupation of the mind, esp. by something that is light or appeals to the sense of humor we amused ourselves with a game of cards