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engrossed -- as in: engrossed in the book
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • He should have been back by eight-thirty, but he was so engrossed in the book that he forgot the time and was just coming down the stairs when his father entered the room.
  • If I’m engrossed in a book, I have to rearrange my thoughts before I can mingle with other people, because otherwise they might think I was strange.
  • From three— thirty onward I was engrossed in thought, and still shiver— ing so much that Mr. van Daan couldn’t sleep.

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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.
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