Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of engage.

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Examples

  • Ezra Klein engages in some interesting introspection:

    Who's On Your Shoulder?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • You think you can escape accountability by being ideologically rigid, just a Communist who wants to look the other way while Stalin engages in mass slaughter would likely to escape accountability through ideological rigidity.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The “Racist” Charge

  • I actually like the fact that Sarah Palin engages in witchcraft.

    Embarracuda - Swampland - TIME.com

  • Dr. Gary Brechin engages in a collaborative effort to document the often forgotten engineering and architectural achievements of Depression-relief agencies.

    DesignPhiladelphia – Day 6 « DESIGNPHILADELPHIA

  • Ezra Klein engages in some interesting introspection: Nowadays, I know that folks from that end will be looking to cut apart my ideas, I have to protect my points against their insights which, in turn, means I absorb their insights ....

    EconLog: November 2006 Archives

  • Mr. Jarvis seems to get his fingers going before his brain engages on this whole thing.

    The scandal of Katrina « BuzzMachine

  • In a statement, Spitzer declared that, "When a record label engages in an elaborate scheme to purchase air time for its artists, it violates state and federal law and presents consumers with a skewed picture of the country's proclaimed 'best' and 'most popular' music" He added that payola smites struggling artists, who aren't being judged on their talents.

    Hot Wax: Spitzer Says EMI Settles Payola Probe

  • It may not declare war; it cannot make peace; it may not, when Great Britain engages in war, declare the neutrality of Canada, except by asserting its political separation from Great Britain.

    Pending Developments in the Constitution of the British Empire

  • All thoughts, as well as all passions, all delightsvotum, timor, ira, voluptas— whatsoever, in short, engages man’s activity of soul or body, may be deemed the subject of literature and is transformed into literature by process of recording it in memorable speech.

    VI. On a School of English

  • Every dispute in which her undeserving husband engages, is productive of pain and uneasiness to herself; of this I am so sensible, that I even besought her not to send to Madame Duval; but she declared she could not bear to have me pass all my time, while in town, with her only.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

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