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immerse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of immerse

  1. 1 to hold the attention of <that documentary on human reproduction never fails to immerse an audience> Synonyms absorb, bemuse, busy, catch up, engross, enthrall (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, grip, engage, interest, intrigue, involve, occupyRelated Words allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, obsess; hypnotize, mesmerize; distract, preoccupy; hog, monopolizeNear Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary

  2. 2 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid <tried to immerse the balloon in the water> Synonyms douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, dip, souse, sop, submerge, submerseRelated Words bathe, moisten, soak, steep, wet; drench, drown, flood; dive, plunge, thrust




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