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rapt
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition deeply interested and focused upon — often while admiring
  • Amid the bustle of operations he began to picture the rapt quietude of the laboratory.
    Chapter 11 (66% in)
  • It has the twenty-ninth and thirtieth stories of the McGurk Building, and the roof is devoted to its animal house and to tiled walks along which (above a world of stenographers and bookkeepers and earnest gentlemen who desire to sell Better-bilt Garments to the golden dons of the Argentine) saunter rapt scientists dreaming of osmosis in Spirogyra.
    Chapter 26 (7% in)
  • Five rapt minutes Martin spent in the laboratory which was to be his—smallish but efficient, the bench exactly the right height, a proper sink with pedal taps.
    Chapter 26 (28% in)

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