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attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way

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pay attention to exclusively and obsessively

make fixed, stable or stationary

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become fixed (on)

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Now narrow critical minds decode symbols, fixating not on planes but on Rauschenberg's presumed iconography of anal sex.
The combination produces a reaction which destroys harmful, disease-causing bacteria through pasteurization as well as fixating heavy metals.
Parietex ProGrip(TM) Self Fixating Mesh - Advanced microgrip technology provides immediate fixation of the entire mesh surface for a secure hernia repair and even distribution of tension for greater patient comfort.
But to codify certain categories of victims as worthy of greater attention is getting back to this crazy liberal idea of fixating on people's races and is to say that other victims are less deserving,'' Ellmers said.
Along the way, Charlie (Freeman) becomes a bit of an obsessive himself, fixating on Betty as if she were the woman of his dreams instead of his latest (and last, he's retiring) target for murder.
To the Company's knowledge, the PLS system is the only percutaneous method of fixating the spine as a part of a spinal fusion procedure.