1. absorbed retained without reflection
  2. self-absorbed absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc
  3. elaborate marked by complexity and richness of detail
  4. absurd inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
  5. absorbate a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed
  6. absorber material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
  7. absorb take in a liquid
  8. absorbent having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
  9. Olga Korbut Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
  10. ill-bred (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
  11. oilbird nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter
  12. shock absorber a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
  13. exacerbate make worse
  14. elapsed (of time) having passed or slipped by
  15. isosorbide drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure
  16. nonabsorbent not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)
  17. shock-absorbent having the capacity to absorb the energy of an impact
  18. jail bird a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
  19. oil burner a furnace that burns oil
  20. Alpinia Zerumbet cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes

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