Completely filling one’s mind and attention; obsessive: the period was one of fiery, all-consuming work for Van Gogh an intimate, all-consuming relationship
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- Taking over the state broadcasting system became an all-consuming obsession.
- The desire to find some kind of Christmas peace became all-consuming.
- Despite the all-consuming nature of running a ski area, the Muellers never pushed their children to get involved with the family business.
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