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  • v. To cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking.
  • v. To contract one's abdominal muscles to make one's stomach look flatter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. draw in as if by suction
  • v. attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
  • v. take up as if with a sponge

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