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  • v. Present participle of embrace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Comprehensive; through.

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

  • n. the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)


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  • My adjectival use: 'The child rushed into her mother's embracing arms.'

    August 22, 2011