Amuse and Interest


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Amuse verb – To cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied.
Usage example: the older girl amused her four-year-old sister at the family reunion by showing her off to all the relatives

Interest is a synonym for amuse in occupy topic. In some cases you can use "Interest" instead a verb "Amuse", when it comes to topics like entertain.
Nearby Words: amusement, amusing, amusingly
Synonyms for Amuse


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Interest verb – To hold the attention of.
Amuse is a synonym for interest in hold the attention of topic. You can use "Amuse" instead a verb "Interest", if it concerns topics such as arouse your curiosity.
Nearby Words: interested, interesting, interestingly
Synonyms for Interest

Common collocations

man amuse man interest man
people amuse people interest people
audience amuse audience interest audience
student amuse student interest student
Other nouns: anyone, son, viewers, myself, friends.
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