embracive

[ em-brey-siv ]
/ ɛmˈbreɪ sɪv /

adjective

thoroughly embracing or encompassing.
given to embracing or caressing.

Nearby words

  1. embower,
  2. emboîté,
  3. embrace,
  4. embraceor,
  5. embracery,
  6. embranchment,
  7. embrangle,
  8. embrasure,
  9. embrittle,
  10. embrittlement

Origin of embracive

First recorded in 1850–55; embrace1 + -ive

Related formsem·brac·ive·ly, adverb

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