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embracing

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  • verbhold tightly in one's arms
  • verbinclude in one's beliefs; take into account
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Synonyms for embracing

verb hold tightly in one's arms
  • grasp
  • clasp
  • clinch
  • cling
  • clutch
  • cradle
  • cuddle
  • encircle
  • enfold
  • entwine
  • envelop
  • fold
  • fondle
  • grab
  • grip
  • hug
  • lock
  • nuzzle
  • press
  • seize
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • wrap
  • bear hug
  • take in arms

Antonyms for embracing

  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • loose
  • push away
  • release
  • uncover
  • unfasten
  • unwrap
  • disbelieve
  • distrust
  • exclude
  • reject
  • shun
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adoption

noun. choosing or taking something as one's own

assumption

noun. assuming possession, power

assumptions

noun. assuming possession, power

kissing

noun. osculation

necking

noun. kissing

reaching

adjective. extending to a point
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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