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as in: immersed in her book Define
to get very interested or completely involved
  • She immersed herself in her studies.
  • immersed in the art world

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  • It was only the Englishman who was unaware of all this; he was, for the most part, immersed in reading his books.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • He is totally immersed in himself, smiling faintly.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • I was so immersed, I forgot about...
    Darren Shan  --  A Living Nightmare
  • I was so immersed, in fact, that at first I didn’t even hear the music coming from the store behind me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
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as in: immersed in a tub of water Define
to submerge in a liquid (submerge means: to put something into a liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid)
  • It was a slow leak, but we could see bubbles coming out of the tire when we immersed it in a tank of water.
  • To make hard-boiled eggs, immerse them in about three inches of cool water, apply medium heat until the water boils, then cool the eggs with tap water to stop the cooking.
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  • With a gasp I saw revealed to my stare a pair of feet, the long legs, a broad livid back immersed right up to the neck in a greenish cadaverous glow.
    Joseph Conrad  --  The Secret Sharer
  • He believed that she was ready for total immersion in a hot zone.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone

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  • Or to be more exact, as if I had remained immersed too long in murky depths and had struggled to surface gulping blissful drafts of fresh air.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He felt like he’d been immersed in salty water—his body weightless, his head swaying.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Colin took a deep breath and slid down, immersing his head.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Ralph paddled backwards down the slope, immersed his mouth and blew a jet of water into the air.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Pierre remained gloomily silent, answering in monosyllables and apparently immersed in his own thoughts.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The flat before him was immersed in a thick, white fog.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • I immerse myself in its ugliness every day such that others are unencumbered to seek something more pure.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • His world emptied of everything except that hand immersed in agony, the ancient face inches away staring at him.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune

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  • "Immerse it!" she commanded.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Hermione was immersed in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 4, copies of which Mrs. Weasley had bought for her, Harry, and Ron in Diagon Alley.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Moody would immerse himself in his work.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Slightly immersed in the realms of matter, he laid his hand on the bicycle’s saddle, while a servant did the actual wheeling.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • She was immersed in thought, but not for long.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • The winter before he’d seen a crabber’s body recovered out of West Port Jensen Bay after two full months’ immersion.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Then he took a step in the direction of the traveller, who appeared to be immersed in reflections which were not very serene.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I want to immerse myself in American magic and dread.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Hassan was the perfect audience in many ways, totally immersed in the tale, his face shifting with the changing tones in the story.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • I hoped whatever thoughts he was immersed in were leading him in the right direction.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • There were tales of cadets receiving fatal wounds in the OCS:HTN sims and being pulled dead from their immersion creches.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • They were still immersed in talk of parts and pieces when I decided that I needed to head back home before Charlie showed up here.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • I glanced back at Gervais again, but he ignored me, now immersed in his book, which was big and thick, clearly a text of some kind.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • After washing the dishes, his father would migrate to the living room and peruse farm reports, while Paul immersed himself in books.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Nights in Rodanthe
  • Know thine enemy was Artemis’s motto, so he immersed himself in the lore of the People until he had compiled a huge database on their characteristics.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • The search for the truth was often more fun than writing up the actual conclusion, and he found himself immersed in the subject.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • Immersed in his thoughts, The Goober didn’t realize that a terrible silence had enveloped the classroom.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • To get past death, one had to immerse oneself in the most intensely emotional way.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • The new deed is yet a part of life,—remains for a time immersed in our unconscious life.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Her presence, her readings alone, rendered vividly luminous the many mysteries of the transcendentalism in which we were immersed.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  Ligeia
  • The quail should be immersed in this sauce for ten minutes to infuse them with the flavor, and then removed.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • It had a screen inside, and as he turned his head, he could immerse himself in 360-degree images of his old ship.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • Deo felt as if he were being carried by the crowd, immersed in an unfamiliar river.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • She left everything in the hands of Nana and the other servants, and immersed herself in the world of apparitions and psychic experiments.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • I used to take long walks in the city, and when I was able to immerse myself in a cross-fire of beautiful images I would ignite just as you did.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • I was still weak from my prolonged immersion.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • The one in his hand he immersed himself in, chewing and gulping, forcing it down the dry corridor of his throat.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • He too had opened a book and immersed himself in it.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • To be able to get a grasp of spherical astronomy, however, she had had to immerse herself in the deeper mysteries of mathematics.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Tom chuckles in a most condescending way and I cannot help imagining him immersed in a large cauldron surrounded by hungry, fire-wielding cannibals.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • I began reading the flyer again, immersed in the drawings and descriptions of the performers.
    Darren Shan  --  A Living Nightmare
  • Once the body is fully immersed, there is a torpid peace.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Since I was an English major, I immersed myself in ideas and philosophies.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Stage II: Minimal sterilization procedures: hexachlorophene and methitol bath, not requiring total immersion.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Angela, new mother, agitated, forgot she was holding the child and let him slip into the baptismal font, a total immersion of the Protestant type.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • An immersion into greenery and sunlight will surely help me sort out my thoughts.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • LuLing had immersed her in a climate of unsolvable despair throughout Ruth’s childhood.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • It didn’t take long to immerse myself in the lifestyle.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • He indicates over his shoulder where Minerva and Lio are immersed in an intent conversation in a corner of the galena.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Katrina immersed another bandage in the tub.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
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