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adjective as in reaching

noun as in kissing

noun as in necking

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Producers couldn’t embrace a full story-verse built around women, and the show continued to uphold a dudebro-centric worldview.

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It shines best just cooler than room temperature, when the indistinct but comforting aromas and flavors of a garden in bloom embrace you.

Last year, electric scooters were booming in big cities across the United States and other countries as urbanites embraced a relatively novel way of getting around town.

My tentative hypothesis is that the average outdoorsy person’s love of nature has less to do with scenery and sporty fun and whatnot than it does with being embraced by the world.

Since an outside researcher like Anna Tuchman would have a hard time getting a bunch of firms to suddenly embrace this kind of experimentation, she thought about another method to measure advertising, what’s called a border strategy.

Soon enough, Castro turned his back on those ideals, embracing Soviet style communism.

The important thing about embracing success, they say, is not to rest on your laurels.

On her own path, though, the “relationship know-it-all” is embracing her own, different natural progression.

Embracing those fleeing war in the Middle East would come at a high political, economic, and (potentially) public health cost.

She attacks the modern Environmental Defense Fund for embracing markets and corporate partners.

Not far distant is Chouacot,11 which is the other shore or arm embracing French Bay.

But it should not be by embracing revenge through the treasons, whose arms were extended to receive and to avenge him.

It remained for Man to take the grand step of embracing all humanity as one brotherhood and one nation.

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, are in bad taste.

Many instances of this in man might be cited, embracing various features of the muscular and other internal organs.


On this page you'll find 112 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embracing, such as: encompassing, joining, meeting, spanning, stretching, and touching.

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