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immerse

im·merse

immerse

 
pronunciation:
ih muhrs
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part of speech: verb
inflections: immersed, immerses, immersing
definition 1: to almost cover or cover completely with liquid.
He immersed himself in a hot bath and closed his eyes.Never immerse electrical appliances.
synonyms:
dunk, submerge
similar words:
deluge, dip, drench, duck, flood, plunge, saturate, sink, soak, steep
definition 2: to involve deeply; hold all one's attention; absorb.
Dan was immersed in his video game and did not hear his mother call him for dinner.
synonyms:
absorb, engage, engross, enthrall, hold, involve
similar words:
fascinate
derivation: immersible (adj.)
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