Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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He stood in deep shadow and the girl had been too absorbed in the play to note his coming.

He sat for some minutes in silence, and closed his eyes as if absorbed in thought.

They absorbed her atmosphere and after each followed a period of mental asphyxy.

They strolled together up the road past him, absorbed in themselves.

She was so absorbed in her intense enjoyment that she forgot all about the old Colonel.

But it was his right ear that absorbed my attention—or rather, what was left of his right ear.

Philip, absorbed in his reverie, perceived him not, and continued his way.

For hours he remained on that spot, alone with his grief and absorbed in his prayer.

It was a dangerous desire, but it intoxicated and absorbed her.

So absorbed was she in her own spiritual inheritance that she quite forgot his pain.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.