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Synonyms for amuse

Synonyms for amuse

to occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way

Synonyms for amuse

occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion

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make (somebody) laugh

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Amusa and the other constables are berated by the market women as "white man's eunuch" (Soyinka 1975, 34, 34-8).
There are tremendous economies of scale in the OTC world and Merck is hampered because it's sub-efficient scale and so focused in Europe," Amusa said.
Still, frequent inquiry as to why we should blame Elesin for not dying after being arrested, since the ritual was disrupted by Amusa and his fellow police, has led me to look more critically at the passage of time in this play whose classical structure entails a unity of time.
A similar observation has been reported by Esuoso and Bamiro [9] as well as Amusa et al.
Odusanya and Amusa (2004) opines that school library play significant and indispensable role in inculcating reading habits in students at the primary and secondary levels of education.
According to Odunsanya and Amusa (2004) school library provides and atmosphere for self-education and self-development of individual students and public in general.
According to Lawal (2004), Odusanya and Amusa conducted a survey on the use of school libraries in Nigeria and revealed that: "some primary and secondary schools were visited to see physically the condition of the libraries in such schools.
According to Nwalo (2001), one of the best ways to determine library effectiveness is the use of library statistics, while Amusa (2008) observes that the standard of libraries may be measured and assessed by its services and is such the basis for the establishment of library standards.
Amusa and Odunewu (2006) describe how library staff use their expertise in evaluating and anticipating users' needs through selection and acquisition of relevant information sources; delivering information to the users through document delivery services, current awareness services; and provision of reading faculties; and collaboration with facilities to develop new services.
See, for example, Njongmeta and Ehikhamenor (1998); Odusanya and Amusa (2003); Baker (2004); Bruce (2005); Macevieiute (2006, and Bigdeli (2007.