Thesaurus / preoccupy

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Other friends would come in and preoccupy her mind and heart.

The MajorRalph Connor

We should forget our successes if they cause pride or preoccupy the mind.

And certainly he had enough to excite and preoccupy him just now.

The Clique of GoldEmile Gaboriau

She expostulated earnestly with him on the folly of allowing money cares and ambitions to preoccupy him.

Mary WollstonecraftElizabeth Robins Pennell

We should not preoccupy the audience with our own personality.

He refers, for proof of his statements, mostly to English documents, and does not try to preoccupy your mind.

The Government should preoccupy itself largely with this matter of assimilation: for the process is not complete.

This emotional fuss in the young human animal was beginning to preoccupy the newspaper world.

Mate in Two MovesWinston Marks

A wise woman would not have brought Irene Lauderdale down here, to preoccupy her.

To preoccupy this ground, therefore, seemed an important step.

XerxesJacob Abbott

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