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immerse
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Middlemarch
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immerse
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • As in droughty regions baptism by immersion could only be performed symbolically, Mr. Casaubon found that sprinkling was the utmost approach to a plunge which his stream would afford him; and he concluded that the poets had much exaggerated the force of masculine passion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And now, when this respectability had lasted undisturbed for nearly thirty years—when all that preceded it had long lain benumbed in the consciousness—that past had risen and immersed his thought as if with the terrible irruption of a new sense overburthening the feeble being.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: immersed in her book
as in: immersed in a tub of water
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