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engrossed -- as in: engrossed in the book
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Her forehead had been strikingly expressive of an engrossing terror and compassion that saw nothing but the peril of the accused.

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  • She was so engrossed in her conversation, she didn’t realize the bell had rung.
  • he was growing quite inattentive to other people, and wholly engrossed by her.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice

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