learning (part of speech: verb)
receiving (part of speech: verb)
- Try as I might to keep my thoughts from the one absorbing topic by dwelling upon the plans for the future, the effort was useless. - "The House by the Lock", C. N. Williamson.
- She looked like one praying in the intense silence of absorbing devotion. - "David Elginbrod", George MacDonald.
- Right then I was ready to call it an absorbing and instructive evening and get to bed. - "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.