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preoccupied
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • He even showed surprise when he saw Mr. Lorry, and was altogether in an absent and preoccupied state.
  • A rose lay beside her, and if she now and then glanced at the flower, it was with no infraction of her usual preoccupied air.

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  • The matter preoccupies her completely—she cannot think of anything else
  • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children

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