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synonyms for engross

  • bewitch
  • captivate
  • enrapture
  • enthrall
  • fascinate
  • immerse
  • preoccupy
  • absorb
  • apply
  • arrest
  • assimilate
  • attract
  • busy
  • consume
  • corner
  • engage
  • engulf
  • fill
  • grip
  • hog
  • involve
  • monopolize
  • occupy
  • soak
  • be hung
  • become lost
  • sew up
  • take up
  • up on
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antonyms for engross

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  • bore
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • offend
  • repel
  • tire
  • turn off
  • eject
  • let go
  • misunderstand
  • not use
  • reject
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • forget
  • ignore
  • repulse
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How to use engross in a sentence

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She became engrossed in whether mother trees recognize their offspring in forest networks when she became a mother of two daughters.
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She rejects reductive analyses for a rich debate that will engross any avid reader.
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Rather, Ugandans are engrossed in a debate over whether Kaluuya’s success can be claimed as a win for Uganda, the home country of his parents, or whether he should simply be celebrated like any other international star.
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The highest themes which can elevate or engross the mind of man claimed her profound and delighted reveries.
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I stumbled to her side, half-blinded, stood looking down at the scene which seemed to engross her.
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Besides, the immediate pressure of our adventurer's own affairs was such as exclusively to engross his attention.
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I do not think that I am less impatient now than formerly to repossess—to entirely engross—my own treasured love.
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The interests of a moment engross and captivate the passions, and kindle ardours which burn with incessant vigour.
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She proceeded at once to do so, and Pierston remained in his seat regarding the operation, which seemed entirely to engross her.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENGROSS

  • captivate
  • concern
  • consume
  • employ
  • engage
  • engross
  • fascinate
  • fill
  • hold
  • immerse
  • involve
  • monopolize
  • obsess
  • preoccupy
  • rivet
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