toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

engrossed
used in The Scarlet Letter

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition with all attention focused
  • This envelope had the air of an official record of some period long past, when clerks engrossed their stiff and formal chirography on more substantial materials than at present.
    Introductory (63% in)

There are no more uses of "engrossed" in The Scarlet Letter.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®