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  • consume all of one's attention or time
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
  • assimilate or take in
    • The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society
  • devote (oneself) fully to
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • suck or take up or in
    • A black star absorbs all matter
  • cause to become one with
    • The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax
  • take in, also metaphorically
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words
  • take up, as of debts or payments
    • absorb the costs for something
  • take up mentally
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe
  • become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
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