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rivet the thoughts
index occupy (engage)

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  • rivet — n 1. bolt, anchor, pin, tack, button. v 2. fasten, secure, fasten securely, bolt down, batten, affix, clinch, pinion; attach, link, clasp, lock, fix, fix firmly, make fast, lock or bolt in place, bond. 3. concentrate on, give attention to, focus… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Thomas M'Crie the Elder — For his eldest son, of the same name, see Thomas M Crie the Younger.Thomas M Crie (November, 1772 August 5, 1835) was a Scottish historian, writer, and preacher born in the town of Dunse, Berwickshire in November 1772. He was the eldest of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

  • occupy — I (engage) verb absorb, absorb the attention, absorb the mind, absorb the thoughts, address oneself to, amuse, apply oneself to, apply the attention to, apply the mind to, arrest the attention, attract the attention, attract the mind, attract the …   Law dictionary

  • Memory — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Memory >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 memory memory remembrance Sgm: N 1 retention retention retentiveness Sgm: N 1 tenacity tenacity Sgm: N 1 veteris vestigia flammae veteris vestigia flammae Sgm: N 1 tablets of the… …   English dictionary for students

  • concentrate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. distill, condense, consolidate; intensify, fix, aim, focus; converge, center, localize; collect, assemble, gather. See assemblage, convergence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To bring or come together] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • grip — Synonyms and related words: abduct, ability, absorb, absorb the attention, access, acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, address, adeptness, adhere to, administration, adroitness, airmanship, apoplexy, apprehension, approach, arrest, artfulness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fascinate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. charm, entrance, captivate, enthrall, intrigue, interest, enchant, bewitch, ravish, enrapture, beguile, delight, overpower, subdue, enslave, please, attract, compel, lure, allure, seduce, entice, tempt, ensnare, draw,… …   English dictionary for students

  • HISTORY bibliography — General ■ Abun Nasr, Jamil M. History of the Maghrib. 2nd rev. ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975. ■ Ajayi, J. F. A, and Michael Crowder. History of West Africa. 2 vols. London: Longman Group, 1971, 1974. ■ Akkache, A. Tacfarinas.… …   Historical dictionary of the berbers (Imazighen)

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

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