absorbing

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əbˈzɔːrbɪŋ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/æbˈsɔrbɪŋ, -ˈzɔr-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ab sôrbing, -zôr-)



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Synonyms:
engaging , engrossing, enthralling, interesting , fascinating , captivating, gripping , compelling , enchanting, mesmeric, mesmerizing, mesmerising, riveting, spellbinding


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Sense: Verb: soak up
Synonyms:
soak up, suck up, suck in, take in, take up, drink in, drink up, draw up, draw in, imbibe
Antonyms:
expel , discharge , eject, leak , ring out
Sense: Verb: integrate
Synonyms:
integrate, swallow up, incorporate, co-opt, appropriate , assimilate, gobble up
Sense: Verb: learn
Synonyms:
learn , grasp , assimilate, take in, comprehend , understand , master , get the gist of, drink in, familiarize yourself with, familiarise yourself with (UK), digest
Antonyms:
forget , misunderstand, mislearn, misremember, fail to remember
Sense: Verb: occupy completely
Synonyms:
occupy , engage , engross, busy
Antonyms:
bore, lose the interest of, lose the attention of, disenchant
Sense: Verb: captivate
Synonyms:
captivate, interest , enthrall, enthral (UK), fascinate, grip , spellbind, intrigue, rivet, hold , hold the attention of
Sense: Verb: deplete
Synonyms:
deplete , use up, drain , exhaust , consume , burn , spend , use
Sense: Verb: reduce impact of
Synonyms:
reduce , soften, lessen, cushion , decrease , deaden, stifle , muffle

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