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Word: embrace

Definition: hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet


Sentences Containing 'embrace'

"Ascending" philosophies are those that embrace the One, or the Absolute.
"Descending" philosophies are those that embrace the Many, or Plenitude.
(Sarah Alexander) The marketing and promotion strategy for the film comprised a direct mail campaign in Sussex, which directed people to the "Embrace Life" website, which at the time only had a countdown clock and the "Embrace Life" logo (which represents a stylised seat belt).
(The Embrace Life website address had already been taken, and so was not available.
And if you ever want to practise endurance and toil, do so unto yourself and not unto others--do not embrace statues!
And it is not so much the embrace she gave me, that lives in my mind, though it was as fervent as could be, as what followed the embrace.
And under what pretence can you embrace the one, while you reject the other?
As go the forests, so go the plant and animal species that they embrace – 80% of all terrestrial biodiversity.
As he stood by the wall in a dim corner, while some of the fifty two were brought in after him, one man stopped in passing, to embrace him, as having a knowledge of him.
As we learn to embrace our diversity, we become stronger, more tolerant.
At intervals, it arched forth its vast archangel wings, as if to embrace some holy ark.
At the same time, a council-sanctioned graffiti campaign was undertaken around Brighton and Hove, with "Embrace Life" logos (some up to 20 feet high) and the Embrace This website address painted by graffiti artist Aroe and his team.
Barsad proposed to the rest,``Let her embrace him then; it is but a moment.''
Before him is a dead sea that stretches in azure calm before the eye; but he who unwarily ventures within its embrace finds himself struggling with a monster that would drag him down to perdition.
But if so be that they have not deliberated of me in particular, certainly they have of the whole in general, and those things which in consequence and coherence of this general deliberation happen unto me in particular, I am bound to embrace and accept of.
Do you disclaim this principle, in order to embrace a more rational opinion, that the perceptions are only representations of something external?
Embrace hold used during tango practice.
Embrace the Emptiness is the debut album by Evoken.
Embrace This was chosen as the alternative.)
For on whose account should he embrace that method of life?
I've come to the point where I'm trying to accept - even embrace - everything that has happened to me.
If my career were of that better kind that there was any opportunity or capacity of sacrifice in it, I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you.
In the auditorium, Moreno and Nuti, still furious, catch sight of each other and likewise embrace.
In the thirteenth chapter, "The Dominance Of The Descenders", Wilber describes how the West tried to embrace the Many through science, but failed to embrace the One through mysticism.
In turn, Cortés attempts to embrace him but is restrained by a courtier.
It has acquired a specific meaning in some compounds, like "brakumi", "to embrace", from "brako", "arm".
It must first embrace the potential for pain.
Jackson stated "I want to do something different, I have a few ideas and hopefully the fans will embrace it."
Laura has raised Bob to embrace pacifism.
More recently, some architects have begun to embrace a lead role in the design-build approach.
Mrs. Micawber shrieked, and folded Mr. Micawber in her embrace.
On hearing the sound of his footsteps, the two men threw themselves in each other's arms, and while they were in the midst of this embrace, the count entered.
said Danglars;``do you know she is going to embrace a religious life?''
Shall I draw back my forehead from his embrace, or withhold my hand from his?
She later continued and called for revellers to "embrace during the fireworks".
Styles of dance are "not predefined" by the embrace itself and many figures of tango salon style are danced in an open embrace, it is also possible to dance tango nuevo in close V-shape embrace.
The first live gig was Embrace on 18 September 2006.
The general view is that science has been slower than other areas to embrace the web technology, but that it is beginning to catch up.
The lack of dialogue means "Embrace Life" is accessible to all viewers, no matter what nationality.
The legend "Embrace Life Always wear your seat belt" appears on the left of the screen, and as the film fades to black the triangular grey, orange and blue "Embrace Life" logo is shown above that of the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership.
The milonguero (apilado) style is an exception; its close embrace without V-shape and emphasis on maintaining this embrace throughout the dance predetermines range of possible movements and their shape.
The NYE logo featured a swirl of coloured sails in magenta, yellow, purple and red, and marked with Kylie's signature K. Embrace also has four sub-themes: Embrace Love, Embrace Sydney, Embrace the Possibility, and Embrace the Moment.
The Queen and young von Rothbart embrace and kiss.
The sun, red and flaming, was sinking into the embrace of the welcoming ocean.
The theme for Sydney New Year's Eve 2012 was unveiled on 15 August as "Embrace".
They did not embrace each other, for where there is deep love there will never be overmuch boldness.
They doze off on a tombstone, and after a last embrace, they say goodbye to each other and split off.
those were not tears all of agony that wetted his young mother's cheek, as the spirit departed from her embrace that had been entrusted to it.
When I was presented to him, he gave me a close embrace, a compliment I could well have excused.
``But,''said he,``first allow me to embrace you as your daughter did just now.''

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::: gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
::: veracious - (of a person) truthful
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote