Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Comprehensive; through.

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  • verb Present participle of embrace.

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

  • noun 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