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obsesses

verb
present tense third-person singular of obsess

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to hold one's attention to an extreme degree
  • The TV show obsessed me so much that I was up all night watching.

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“Obsesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obsesses. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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