Word – Muster
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Muster – Word of the day
In Australia and New Zealand, the things often mustered up are cattle, sheep, and other livestock that are scattered and needed to be rounded up. It, later on, referred to soldiers undergoing inspection without getting into trouble with senior officers.
to produce or encourage something such as an emotion or support
- I mustered up the courage to talk to the principal about the canteen issue.
- They tried to break open the locked door with all the strength they could muster.
- She mustered up her courage to ask him out on a date.
- I had to muster a lot to hold myself in one piece.
- I wasn’t able to muster any concern, as I was shattered by the news myself.
to gather people (mostly soldiers) together especially for war or battle
- The soldiers mustered as soon as they got up in the morning
- Even if it was on short notice, the general mustered a large number of soldiers.
- The troop leader was told to muster an army of 8,000 men.
a group of people, especially soldiers, who have been brought together.
- A muster of soldiers was seen at the border today.