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engage
used in The Fountainhead

13 uses
  • There were no other social engagements till tomorrow.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (5% in)
  • "Katie," he said, without hesitation, without emphasis, because the certainty of his words allowed no excitement, "we're engaged, aren't we?"
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • She turned to his mother and said very simply: "You see, Mrs. Keating, Peter and I are engaged."
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (61% in)
  • He had not announced their engagement, but his mother knew, and it was not a precious secret of his own any longer.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (71% in)
  • I understand you're engaged to her?
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (96% in)
  • But hell, Peter, entre nous, isn't it all as public as an engagement?
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • The Council of American Builders met once a month and engaged in no tangible activity, beyond listening to speeches and sipping an inferior brand of root beer.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (96% in)
  • Oh, that's right, you're engaged to Katie.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (4% in)
  • Two wits engaged in a duel, butting each other in the belly with famous spires, great landmarks of the city that greet the ships approaching from across the ocean.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (18% in)
  • He found her engaged in emptying the drawers of her desk.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 (8% in)
  • Keating's mother had pleaded some previous engagement and escaped for the evening; she explained it to herself by believing that she merely needed time to get used to things.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (37% in)
  • When I asked you to marry me—no, I never asked you to marry me—I just said we were engaged—and you said 'yes'—it was on a park bench—it was snowing..."
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (90% in)
  • This was a war, and he had not engaged in a real war for years, not since the time when he laid the foundations of his empire amid cries of protest from the whole profession.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "engage" in The Fountainhead.

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