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engrossed
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
with all attention focused
  • She had been engrossing Sir James.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (22% in)
  • "Especially when she has great attractions, and her parents see much company," said Mrs. Bulstrode "Gentlemen pay her attention, and engross her all to themselves, for the mere pleasure of the moment, and that drives off others.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (76% in)
  • Of late he had begun to feel that these qualities were a peculiar possession for himself, and he wanted to engross them.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (45% in)

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