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Power Verbs: The Complete Collection by Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford, Michael Lawrence Faulkner

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Chapter 4. Experience, Credentials, Education

Accomplishments and Achievements History

ABSORB

{also use in Accountability, Attention to Detail, Cognitive Load Management, Commitment and Dedication, Common Sense, Cross-Cultural Competency, Flexibility, Learn, and Self-Manageable}

(1) become captivated, fascinated, engaged, interested, or preoccupied in; fascinate

(1) The strategic planning process absorbed much of my time.

(2) draw into oneself; grasp; grip; realize; recognize; take in; understand

(3) acquire; assimilate; attract; consume; digest; endure; engulf; imbibe; soak up; sustain; take in; take up; use up

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Absorbed additional new department, including personnel, budget, and objectives, and led all managers in ...

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