A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AMUSE

Wed, 26 Oct '22
Give a few laughs
Wed, 21 Sep '22
Entertain
Fri, 2 Sep '22
Delight
Mon, 22 Aug '22
Cause to chuckle
Sun, 10 Jul '22
Tickle
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Bring a smile to
Mon, 26 Jul '21
Make giggle, say
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Divert