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Synonyms for preoccupy

Synonyms for preoccupy

to occupy the full attention of

Words related to preoccupy

engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively

occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance

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The tragedies in New York and the Washington area illustrate how petty the angers, frustrations and grudges that can preoccupy us really are.
Rivals preoccupy him; the names of Boulez and Stockhausen come up over and over again as illustrations of twentieth-century music's ills.