Thesaurus / engross


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.HOW UGANDAN IS OSCAR-WINNER DANIEL KALUUYA?STEPHEN KAFEEROAPRIL 28, 2021QUARTZ
The highest themes which can elevate or engross the mind of man claimed her profound and delighted reveries.MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I stumbled to her side, half-blinded, stood looking down at the scene which seemed to engross her.VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Besides, the immediate pressure of our adventurer's own affairs was such as exclusively to engross his attention.THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
I do not think that I am less impatient now than formerly to repossess—to entirely engross—my own treasured love.THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
The interests of a moment engross and captivate the passions, and kindle ardours which burn with incessant vigour.FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
She proceeded at once to do so, and Pierston remained in his seat regarding the operation, which seemed entirely to engross her.THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
This state (his own) demonstrates that the neutral nations did not entirely engross our navigation.THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Her impression was that Mrs. Thrale was very vexatious in wishing to engross all his attention, which annoyed him much.AUTOBIOGRAPHY, LETTERS AND LITERARY REMAINS OF MRS. PIOZZI (THRALE) (2ND ED.) (2 VOLS.)MRS. HESTER LYNCH PIOZZI
Extreme hunger seemed to engross the voracious animals, who darted at the imaginary prey with the rapidity of lightning.THE WATER-WITCH OR, THE SKIMMER OF THE SEASJAMES FENIMORE COOPER


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