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muse

US [mjuz]
UK [mjuːz]
  • v.沉思;冥想;沉思地自言自语
  • n.(作家、画家等的)灵感;创作冲动的源泉
  • Web缪斯;缪斯乐队;谬思
Simple Present:muses  Present Participle:musing  Past Tense:mused  
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n.
1.
(作家、画家等的)灵感;创作冲动的源泉a person or spirit that gives a writer, painter, etc. ideas and the desire to create things
He felt that his muse had deserted him(= that he could no longer write, paint, etc.) .
他觉得他已失去了创作灵感。
2.
缪斯(古希腊和罗马神话中执掌诗歌、音乐和其他文学艺术分支的九位女神之一)(in ancient Greek and Roman stories) one of the nine goddesses who encouraged poetry, music and other branches of art and literature
v.
1.
[i]
~ (about/on/over/upon sth)
沉思;冥想to think carefully about sth for a time, ignoring what is happening around you
I sat quietly, musing on the events of the day.
我静静地坐着,沉思一天中所发生的事。
2.
[t]
+ speech.~ that…
沉思地自言自语to say sth to yourself in a way that shows you are thinking carefully about it
‘I wonder why?’ she mused.
“这是为什么呢?”她若有所思地问自己。

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