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en·gross

engross

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn gros
part of speech: verb
inflections: engrosses, engrossing, engrossed
definition: to take all the attention of; interest fully.
Reading a good book will engross me for hours.
synonyms:
absorb, immerse, involve
similar words:
arrest, devour, engage, fix, hold, interest, rivet
derivation: engrossedly (adv.)