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Engross

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Verb

1. absorb, engross, engulf, immerse, plunge, soak up, steep

devote (oneself) fully to

Example Sentences:
'He immersed himself into his studies'

2. absorb, engage, engross, occupy

consume all of one's attention or time

Example Sentences:
'Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Engross

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verb (transitive)
1. 
to occupy one's attention completely; absorb
2. 
to write or copy (manuscript) in large legible handwriting
3. law
to write or type out formally (a deed, agreement, or other document) preparatory to execution
4.  another word for corner (sense 21b)

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Engross

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verb transitive
1. 
a. 
to write out in large letters of a kind once used for legal documents
b. 
to make a final fair copy of (esp. a legislative bill)
2. 
to express formally or in legal form
3. 
to take the entire attention of; occupy wholly; absorb
engrossed in a book
4.  Archaic
a. 
to buy all of so as to monopolize
b. 
to take or require all of

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Engross

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tr.v. en·grossed, en·gross·ing, en·gross·es
1. To occupy exclusively; absorb: a novel that engrosses every reader.
2. To acquire most or all of (a commodity); monopolize (a market).
3.
a. To write or transcribe in a large, clear hand.
b. To write or print the final draft of (an official document).

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