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  • adj. Able, or suitable to be embraced


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  • Behind the media smokescreens are people whose involvement has been documented and exposed, but there is always some African fall guy-the 'embraceable' black subordinate or 'rebel' commander-charged with war crimes and used to deflect attention from the leaders of organized white-collar crime networks.

    Dissident Voice

  • "The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable."


  • It does for the past what Cormac McCarthy's The Road does for the future, ie makes the present almost embraceable.

    Valhalla Rising

  • That may make her less personable or embraceable, or again she may be too "establishment" for most of this audience, but the accusation that she doesn't "state anything" just doesn't make sense.

    An Obama Foreign Policy Adviser Clarifies Senator's Views

  • I dismiss the GOP because their candidates are simply not embraceable.

    The Hillary Illusion, Redux

  • Hydrogen, the real fantasy fuel, is embraceable because it requires huge industrial plants to produce.

    Judy Dugan: Getting Biofuels to the Pump

  • Both cling to the military myths that not only justify their actions, but are perhaps their only embraceable identities.

    Dennis Perrin: Stop-Loss Is Just the Beginning

  • For a woman like Eve Hawkwood, any form of corruption would be embraceable.

    Purchased For Revenge

  • Not until nigh upon the close of his history did she return, full-statured and embraceable, to Victor Radnor.

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

  • As to the moral and mental powers which distinguished him, all embraceable under this general description of clearness of truth, the most remarkable thing is the way in which they blend with one another, so that it is next to impossible to examine them in separation.

    Addresses by the right reverend Phillips Brooks


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