Embracement : Definition


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Definitions of Embracement

Pronunciation : Em*brace"ment
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. embrassement.]
Definition : 1. A clasp in the arms; embrace. Dear though chaste embracements. Sir P. Sidney.

2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.] In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as bones. Bacon.

3. Willing acceptance. [Obs.] A ready embracement of . . . his kindness. Barrow.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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