VerbPregnancy involves the bodily dependence of the unborn child on its mother; in many cases, it entails a significant physical burden.—Cathleen Kaveny, Commonweal, 4 May 2007… it was a Master Highlighter Event, a two-day guest appearance by one of Kinkade's specially trained assistants, who would highlight any picture bought during the event for free. Highlighting a picture is not that different from highlighting your hair: it entails stippling tiny bright dots of paint on the picture to give it more texture and luminescence.—Susan Orlean, New Yorker, 15 Oct. 2001Life is a difficult and complicated enterprise. It entails joy but also suffering, gain but also loss, hope but also despair.—Neal Gabler, Life: The Movie, 1998Discourse is a social as well as an intellectual activity; it entails interaction between minds, and it revolves around something possessed in common.—David A. Hollinger, In the American Province, (1985) 1992
He accepted the responsibility, with all that it entails.
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