Example sentences for: amuse

How can you use “amuse” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Perhaps it's because the whole irrational frenzy burst through our door and no newspaper's half-baked insinuating detail passed me by that I think of the McCarthy era as inaugurating the postwar triumph of gossip, as the beginning not just of serious politics but of serious everything as entertainment to amuse the mass audience: McCarthyism as the first postwar flowering of the American unthinking that is now everywhere.

  • My collections are completely without academic merit but they amuse me.

  • But reviving Shylock--without a trace of historical awareness--to amuse uncomprehending children seems obviously vicious rather than funny.

  • Performing parrots amuse with circus tricks, and caged birds of every imaginable hue are kept in beautiful gardens.

  • Now that his column is a regular feature, perhaps Edelstein can amuse us with reviews of some older movies:

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