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synonyms for all-embracing

  • sweeping
  • all
  • all-encompassing
  • all-inclusive
  • blanket
  • broad
  • broad in content
  • complete
  • comprehensive
  • encompassing
  • everything
  • extensive
  • global
  • including all categories
  • including all members
  • panoptic
  • total
  • wide
  • widespread
  • comprehensive
  • expansive
  • extensive
  • far-reaching
  • sweeping
  • universal
  • wide
  • wide-ranging
  • general
  • all-inclusive
  • copious
  • encyclopedic
  • extended
  • far-flung
  • inclusive
  • nonspecific
  • scopic
  • ubiquitous
  • undetailed
  • unlimited
  • widespread
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How to use all-embracing in a sentence

He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Naturally the conversation fell on the all-absorbing topic of the day and the object of his mission.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Not far distant is Chouacot,11 which is the other shore or arm embracing French Bay.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
But it should not be by embracing revenge through the treasons, whose arms were extended to receive and to avenge him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
English influence was all-powerful at Lisbon and the new envoy had not the talent to counteract it.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Could the government of the country be now carried on upon principles that were all-powerful twenty—or even fewer—years ago?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
From Leamington to London was nearly an all-day's run, although the distance is only one hundred miles.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
It remained for Man to take the grand step of embracing all humanity as one brotherhood and one nation.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, are in bad taste.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
You've been married thirteen years, and I suppose Lyster has always been what he calls an all-nighter.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALL-EMBRACING

  • all
  • all-embracing
  • all-encompassing
  • all-inclusive
  • blanket
  • broad
  • broad in content
  • complete
  • comprehensive
  • encompassing
  • everything
  • extensive
  • global
  • including all categories
  • including all members
  • panoptic
  • sweeping
  • total
  • wide
  • widespread
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.