Search Result for "embracement":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection);
[syn: embrace, embracing, embracement]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Embracement \Em*brace"ment\, n. [Cf. F. embrassement.] 1. A clasp in the arms; embrace. [1913 Webster] Dear though chaste embracements. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as bones. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. Willing acceptance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A ready embracement of . . . his kindness. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]




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