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Examples from the Web for all-encompassing
Not literally, but that was the impression I got; the hug was all-encompassing compassion, forgiveness and acceptance.Patted Down by India’s Hugging Saint
July 20, 2014
Heroin users describe the high as a feeling of all-encompassing well being.Hallucinating Away a Heroin Addiction
May 4, 2014
Instead, he prefers to avoid that all-encompassing, data-friendly approach and go from the gut.David Simon Says ‘The Wire’ Wouldn’t Survive on TV Today
April 25, 2014
And that really encapsulates the pure spirit of all Icelanders: an all-encompassing passion that permeates everything they do.Iceland Is Beautiful. And Sooo Weird.
April 17, 2014
Don meets Joy on a California business trip in Season 2, and they embark on an extremely brief, sunny, all-encompassing affair.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’
April 13, 2014
The all-encompassing change we are witnessing concerns both.
But the fear was harder to endure than the hunger—it was so vague, yet so all-encompassing.Life on the Stage
Out of that all-encompassing horror he crieth, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"Talks To Farmers
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It invigorated him, made him feel part of something huge and all-encompassing, like being in his father the mountain.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
An all-encompassing language, which the practical experience of writing such a novel implies, is simply no longer possible.