Including or covering everything or everyone; comprehensive: an all-encompassing package to combat global warming
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- For Hayes, the garden has become an all-encompassing metaphor for a life of plenitude.
- The roof of the Hotel Pennsylvania afforded an all-encompassing view of the site.
- A claustrophobic, all-encompassing atmosphere of utter darkness takes over the poem.
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