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Not literally, but that was the impression I got; the hug was all-encompassing compassion, forgiveness and acceptance.

Heroin users describe the high as a feeling of all-encompassing well being.

Instead, he prefers to avoid that all-encompassing, data-friendly approach and go from the gut.

And that really encapsulates the pure spirit of all Icelanders: an all-encompassing passion that permeates everything they do.

Don meets Joy on a California business trip in Season 2, and they embark on an extremely brief, sunny, all-encompassing affair.

Socialism would introduce, indeed, the most vexatious and all-encompassing absolutist government ever invented.

What she was doing was not of herself; she had been moved to it by all-encompassing influences above, around, and beneath.

Inside the all-encompassing, roasting grid of the melting suit, Lonnie writhed.

No one to kneel beside him and pray for light in that awful, all-encompassing dark!

For a brief moment he succeeded, then the grayness moved in like an all-encompassing curtain.


On this page you'll find 280 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to all-encompassing, such as: sweeping, all, all-embracing, all-inclusive, blanket, and broad.

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