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bemused

view main entry for bemusedadjective  /bɪˈmjuːzd/
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bemusedly

  /bɪˈmjuːzɪdli/  adverb
British English pronunciation: bemusedlyClick to listen to the pronunciation of bemusedly

bemusement

  /bɪˈmjuːzmənt/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: bemusementClick to listen to the pronunciation of bemusement
bemusement British English pronunciation: bemusementClick to listen to the pronunciation of bemused /bɪˈmjuːzmənt/  noun [uncountable]

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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