In embracing the standard option, same-sex couples are lending it a new, radicalized flavor.
With this step, we are embracing a new phase of Dudley Do-Right behavior—one proctored by computers.
embracing Obama in the waning days of the 2012 race was in character.
As Clifford Librach, a Reform rabbi in Connecticut, has said, “Most kids of mixed marriages are not embracing Jewish identity.”
She attacks the modern Environmental Defense Fund for embracing markets and corporate partners.
No sooner had he uttered those words than they arose from the ground, and, embracing the angel, attended him with his companions.
An emigration society has been formed, embracing some of the leading citizens.
We have formed a confederacy on the plateau, embracing all the region from the Ituri River to the Nyanza.
Sobbing and embracing my feet, they at first declined to tell me.
The part last published consists of the second division, embracing guises of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
mid-14c., from Old French embracer (12c., Modern French embrasser) "clasp in the arms, enclose; covet, handle, cope with," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + brace, braz "the arms," from Latin bracchium (neuter plural brachia); see brace (n.). Related: Embraced; embracing; embraceable. Replaced Old English clyppan, also fæðm.
1590s, from embrace (v.).