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Verb: engross  en'grows
  1. Devote (oneself) fully to
    - steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, absorb, soak up, ingulf [archaic]
  2. Consume all of one's attention or time
    "Her interest in butterflies engrosses her completely";
    - absorb, engage, occupy

Derived forms: engrossing, engrossed, engrosses

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], concentrate, focus, interest, pore, pore over, rivet

Encyclopedia: Engross