Mahmoud Abbas is well aware that the Israel will not consent to absorbing the vast majority of Palestinian refugees.
We know that Mockingbird, played by Adrianne Palicki, will be making an appearance, as well as the absorbing Man.
Everyone seems to be in a state of trance, absorbing the music, and vibrating with energy.
This is an absorbing story, and Haigh is a very talented writer.
Her time with Dr. Simpson formed “the happiest and most absorbing years” of her life.
This is a story of absorbing interest both to young and old.
There was Henrietta, Duchess of Marlborough, an absorbing dame.
The disadvantages of the habit of making life a consecutive series of absorbing preoccupations are numerous.
She was a woman with one absorbing ambition—to publish a book.
While absorbing the idea that she must make her clothes go as far as possible, she made no remark.
early 15c., from Middle French absorber (Old French assorbir, 13c.), from Latin absorbere "to swallow up," from ab- "from" (see ab-) + sorbere "suck in," from PIE root *srebh- "to suck, absorb" (cf. Armenian arbi "I drank," Greek rhopheo "to sup greedily up, gulp down," Lithuanian srebiu "to drink greedily"). Figurative meaning "to completely grip (one's) attention" is from 1763. Related: Absorbed; absorbing.
absorb ab·sorb (əb-sôrb', -zôrb')
v. ab·sorbed, ab·sorb·ing, ab·sorbs
To take in by absorption.
To reduce the intensity of transmitted light.