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absorb

verb
 
/əbˈzɔrb, əbˈsɔrb/
to take in liquid, gas, or heat and hold it: Cook the rice until all the liquid has been absorbed.
to understand and remember something: It’s hard to absorb so much information.
(Definition of absorb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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