Absorb means to soak up.
To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
To engulf is defined as to completely cover, surround, or overwhelm.
To baptize by submerging in water.
To immerse, saturate, absorb, or imbue
To employ, busy, or engage (oneself, one's attention, mind, etc.)
To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To stop the movement or progress of:
To go under or as if under water.
To fix or hold (the eyes, attention, etc.) firmly
To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
To hold the attention of by being very interesting or delightful; charm; captivate
1899, Kate Chopin, The Awakening:
To attract and hold the interest of, as by beauty or wit.
To express in writing; set down:
To write or inscribe.
To write on, mark, or engrave (a surface)
To write; compose.
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To banish from one's thoughts:
(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
To retain in the memory:
(--- Physics) To raise (an atom, for example) to a higher energy level.
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