[ UK /ɛnɡɹˈə‍ʊs/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈɡɹoʊs/ ]
  1. devote (oneself) fully to
    He immersed himself into his studies
  2. consume all of one's attention or time
    Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
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How To Use engross In A Sentence

  • Come on, this whodunit tale is quite engrossing with its frequent tosses, turns and twists.
  • I watched over my hasty temper, subdued my burning impatience of character, schooled my self-engrossing thoughts, educating myself to the best perfection I might attain, that the fruit of my exertions might be his happiness. The Last Man
  • This is technically accomplished stuff, but more importantly, it is utterly engrossing. Times, Sunday Times
  • What are these modern upper-class Mexicans seeking, I thought (along with spiritual connection, of course), in embracing these indigenous traditions (which are not theirs) but "flow": some activity that engrosses them, makes life meaningful, and asks them to be "attentive" -- as apparently nothing else had fit the bill? Karin Luisa: Taking Peyote in a Navajo Tipi Ceremony
  • Who's that guy Ally's been engrossed in conversation with all night?
  • I will prepare engrossments of the Settlement Agreement and you will prepare engrossments of the Trade Mark Agreement.
  • If you provide me with an engrossment, I will forward it to my clients for execution.
  • Hard-boiled Dreams of the World, winner of the cerebral, intellectually appealing, mentally engrossing and reasonably highbrowed Thinking Blogger Award! Thinking Blogger Awards
  • Being engrossed and motionless, she indicated that she saw these souls ascending to heaven.
  • To see as an artist you have to become completely engrossed in the subject. Improve Your Landscape Painting
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