"immersed" in the verb sense
1. immerse, plunge
thrust or throw into
"Immerse yourself in hot water"
2. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
devote (oneself) fully to
"He immersed himself into his studies"
3. immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
4. plunge, immerse
cause to be immersed
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
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