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Immerse

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Pronunciation : Im*merse"
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. immersus, p. p. of immergere. See Immerge.]
Definition : Defn: Immersed; buried; hid; sunk. [Obs.] "Things immerse in matter." Bacon.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Im*merse"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave. J Warton. More than a mile immersed within the wood. Dryden.

2. To baptize by immersion.

3. To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm. The queen immersed in such a trance. Tennyson. It is impossible to have a lively hope in another life, and yet be deeply immersed inn the enjoyments of this. Atterbury.

t. [imp. & p. p. Immersed; p. pr. & vb. n. Immersing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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