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Example sentences for engross

His duties called him elsewhere, and would engross all his energies until the rebellion is put down.
Each house employed a clerk to keep minutes and to engross copies of the laws.
It may engross a vast, unknown, and perhaps unknowable area.
But such sports should not engross all our time to the exclusion of useful employment.

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