Thesaurus / engross

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The work upon which I had been engaged during the evening did not engross my mind that night when I retired.

AliensWilliam McFee

He noticed, moreover, that the social gaieties of Darjeeling did not engross her.

The Elephant GodGordon Casserly

Freemen are serious; they have objects at their heart worthy to engross attention.

Devereux, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

The plan was to erect machines in every part of the cotton district and engross the entire business themselves.

I should have been perfectly at liberty to talk to either of the ladies had he not wished to engross all my attention to himself.

Alice dear, you must not be selfish and engross all his time.

Gordon KeithThomas Nelson Page

The novelty of the whole scene appeared for an instant to engross her attention.

ImogenWilliam Godwin

The notary was ready to engross the necessary deeds; and she begged me to declare what I thought about this special providence.

No man, he said, had the right to allow his business to engross his entire life.

He had many engagements in London always, and I must not attempt to engross his time.

EremaR. D. Blackmore

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