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Related to encompassment: enlivening, disentanglement, demoralising, look over, unwaveringly


tr.v. en·com·passed, en·com·pass·ing, en·com·pass·es
1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
2. To enclose; envelop: "The blackness of the eternal night encompassed me" (Edgar Allan Poe).
3. To have as part of something larger; include: a galaxy encompassing billions of stars. See Synonyms at include.

en·com′pass·ment n.
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Noun1.encompassment - including entirely
inclusion - the state of being included
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But this encompassment of her own characterization, based on shreds of convention, peopled by phantoms and voices antipathetic to her, was a sorry and mistaken creation of Tess's fancy--a cloud of moral hobgoblins by which she was terrified without reason.
The NexGen network encompassment of the globe means that customers can choose from multiple paths to Europe and Asia at their discretion in order to circumvent any failure due to cable cuts or other damage from accidents or natural disaster.
Here, we might express Lamartine's hemistich measures as representations of perceptual perspectives: 3>3 provides moments of perceptual and temperamental stabilization; 2>4 represents expanding, aspirational vision (4 >2 is a counterpart vision of contraction and discouragement); 1>5 embodies a dramatic encounter (close-up) followed by self-distantiating encompassment.
The Gwer Sa La Festival, celebrated by the Bai minority in southwest China, is a major festive occasion for households and local congregations to conduct rituals in revitalising the power of fertility and wealth through a chain of encompassment of different moral communities.
And with respect to our now defining and broadened name, we need to "regroup" as well--to reflect the widened encompassment of areas of ASABE expertise.
While the lila/kamaal and Devdas paradigms of encompassment and non-encompassment of the world in its totality can be posited as the endpoints of the spectrum of the development of the male hero in Bombay cinema, a spectrum relatively stable until recent times, much has been modulated within these limits.
Both terms refer, on the one hand, to an assembly, a collection, a physical encompassment and realization of the dharma in its constituent parts as in its totality, and, as he stresses, multiplicity.
prophesied the event as an encompassment of the bloody cataclysm to
are also the conditions of encompassment and domination by circulatory capital and the infrastructure of the metropole generally" (Financial Derivatives 46-47).
This encompassment is exactly why many people do not understand why the Albanian bloc has even used force to show its opposition.
In their analysis of the impact of encompassment of trade unions and public sector union strength on unemployment, which uses five-year averages for the period 1968 to 1992 from 13 industrial countries, Garrett and Way (1999) find more central bank independence to be associated with lower unemployment.
As discussed further in Part III of this Article, lawfare expresses this constructive sense of legal encompassment, of occupying the entire discursive field of the definition of war--and not war--including the fact of divisional instability.