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all-embracing

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covering everything or all important points
  • an all-embracing explanation for the great diversity of life on the planet

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The first known use of all-embracing was circa 1600

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“All-embracing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/all-embracing. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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