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Overview of verb engross

The verb engross has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up

(devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies")

2. absorb, engross, engage, occupy

(consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely")


Overview of adj engrossed

The adj engrossed has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped

(giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought")

2. (1) engrossed

(written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document)

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