Raw, adjective: 7. brutally or grossly frank: a raw portrayal of human passions.
1. Greek Mythology: Any of the nine daughters of Mnemosyne and Zeus, each of whom presided over a different art or science.
2. a. A guiding spirit.
b. A source of inspiration.
3. A poet.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin Msa, from Greek Mousa; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.]
v. mused, mus·ing, mus·es
v.intr. To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in meditation.
v.tr. To consider or say thoughtfully: mused that it might take longer to drive than walk.
n. A state of meditation.
[Middle English musen, from Old French muser (possibly from mus, snout, from Medieval Latin msum) and or of Germanic origin.]