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[awl-en-kuhm-puh-sing] /ˈɔl ɛnˈkʌm pə sɪŋ/
adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It invigorated him, made him feel part of something huge and all-encompassing, like being in his father the mountain.

  • The all-encompassing change we are witnessing concerns both.

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

    Zero Data Charles Saphro
  • How powerless she is against these subtle invitations, these unknown and all-encompassing temptations!

    The Golden House Charles Dudley Warner
  • Now, the law of the Indian Jungle is as old and as true as the sky, and just as widespread and as all-encompassing.

    The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp

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