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  1. all-embracing.
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  • 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

    Clara Morris

  • 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.

  • An all-encompassing language, which the practical experience of writing such a novel implies, is simply no longer possible.