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used in The Hunger Games

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busy thinking about or doing something so that other things are not noticed or done
  • I've been preoccupied with watching the boy from District 2 send a spear through a dummy's heart from fifteen yards.
    p. 95.9
  • I have to be cautious as I move along the water though, because I find my thoughts preoccupied with unanswered questions, most of which concern Peeta.
    p. 214.0
  • It's as though for the last few days, sheltered by the rocks and the rain and Cato's preoccupation with Thresh, we were given a respite, a holiday of sorts.
    p. 312.9
  • Then I remember Cato waiting at the top and whip around, but he's doubled over with cramps and apparently more preoccupied with the mutts than us.
    p. 332.6

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