engross

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  • Never before in all his life had he found an object so engrossing. Cited from The Bow of Orange Ribbon, by Amelia E. Barr
  • What is it that engrosses our fair friend more than the looking-glass? Cited from Ziska, by Marie Corelli
  • You see it was what their mind was set on that really engrossed their attention. Cited from True to his Colours, by Theodore P. Wilson
  • He could not see me then, he was too much engrossed in his task. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • To be sure he had become more engrossed in plans for future operations. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862, by Various
  • The city might engross your attention so you'd be happy for months. Cited from Amanda, by Anna Balmer Myers
  • They walked along a few steps, each one engrossed in his own thoughts. Cited from Great Sea Stories, by Various
  • While he was so engrossed in his own problem, the guard had moved. Cited from Star Born, by Andre Norton
  • All three were engrossed in some sort of talk that appeared full of interest for them. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He had his back towards her and seemed engrossed in his thoughts. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • He was too much engrossed in what he was doing to have thought for anything else. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • She passed into her former life, and into ties that engrossed her days. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • No man, he said, had the right to allow his business to engross his entire life. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • Would it have been better for me if I had had more engrossing positive work? Cited from Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin
  • They were so engrossed in their discovery that they had eyes for nothing else. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • Football was very engrossing, yet he managed to get out for at least one visit a week. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • If one pursuit really engrosses his attention he has little time to think of anything else. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • Was it because she was too engrossed in her own life and her own mysterious mission? Cited from The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army, by Margaret Vandercook
  • Tom in his letters had always represented himself as engrossed in study. Cited from The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • They were mostly old men, engrossed in their studies, just as they had been in peace time. Cited from Combed Out, by Fritz August Voigt [AKA: F.A.V.]
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