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But her encompassment, as is so apt to be the case here, was pitiably mediocre.

But mystery I then accepted as the only complement, the encompassment, of what we know of our life.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + compass. Related: Encompassed; encompasses; encompassing.

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