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Word: engaged

Definition: employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict


Sentences Containing 'engaged'

'No,' said Agnes, quietly pursuing the work on which she was engaged.
Although she was once engaged, Jensen has never married.
And from them on to the figures engaged in lowering a corpse from its tomb.
But he is engaged in the chat with his wife.
But her mind was so busily engaged, that she did not always know when she was silent.
But the engaged couple book a place for their wedding.
Certainly, your having a profession, and being actually engaged in studying it, makes a difference.
Consequently, I am not so much engaged as you--in that sense.'
Danglars was engaged at that moment, presiding over a railroad committee.
He also engaged in the milling business.
He and Sarah were engaged before the events of the film.
He engaged in controversy with Anselmo Banduri.
He still loves me, and we are engaged.''
Her nature was represented to us, when we engaged her, as being feebly expressed in her name.
I love my love with an E, because she's enticing; I hate her with an E, because she's engaged.
I met her several times, became engaged to her, and have now married her."
I was engaged for a moment, but you'll excuse my being busy.
I will say''``Do you think you are engaged with a pygmy like yourself?''
Initially, subcontractors were engaged to produce the equipment.
It has two automatically engaged spare lamps.
Later still, he engaged other younger relatives.
Many others are engaged in Business and other jobs.
Most people from here are engaged in agriculture and business activities.
Mostly engaged in raising crops and cattle.
Mr. Lorry readily engaged for that, and the conference was ended.
MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME I wrote to Agnes as soon as Dora and I were engaged.
O fool, seek you a nobler administration that that in which he is engaged?
Provision was made for staff to be engaged by the Commission.
She did at last extort from her father an acknowledgment that the horses were engaged.
She is engaged to be married to a most worthy and deserving man in her own station of life.
She is engaged to Michael Burnett (Paul Schulze).
She was engaged at the theatre Olympiateatern in 1902.
The horse archers then engaged the legionaries.
The poet is engaged to the elder daughter.
They soon fall in love and become engaged.
They were thus engaged when the Count of Monte Cristo entered.
This is the struggle in which your Master and Teacher, were he worthy of the name, should be engaged.
Traditionally, they were a community engaged in the manufacture of baskets.
Unfortunately, No. 3 was engaged by a young man who was traveling with his sister.
Which is engaged in development of materials for armed forces.
While in Boston he was engaged by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
With him we drove to the Hereford Arms where a room had already been engaged for us.
You are engaged at threeo'clock; you are going to see the batch of to day executed.
Your misfortunes engaged his sympathies, so you see you must have been interesting.
Your sisters are engaged, and there is not another woman in the room whom it would not be a punishment to me to stand up with.''
``I was much engaged that day, and could not complete my letter that night.
``I,''said madame,``am equally engaged at the same place.
``My father is not engaged in this fearful plot, is he, sir?''
``Tell me once for all, are you engaged to him?''
``Then you were aware of Dantes being engaged in a conspiracy?''
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