all-embracing

[ awl-em-brey-sing ]
/ ˈɔl ɛmˈbreɪ sɪŋ /

adjective

covering or applying to all; all-inclusive; blanket: an all-embracing definition.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest

Origin of all-embracing

First recorded in 1820–30
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