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Synonyms for embrace

Synonyms for embrace

to put one's arms around affectionately

to receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

the act of embracing

Synonyms for embrace

the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

the state of taking in or encircling

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a close affectionate and protective acceptance

squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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While Hicks indeed relished being a "builder of buildings," many who knew him can attest that he was far more a visionary and embracer of social causes than Clark would seem to suggest --whether within the university or, indeed, across nations.
The former was a Horatio Alger story of faith that said that good would always triumph over evil, while the latter described the author's sojourn from faithful follower of Marx to denouncer of communism and embracer of Christianity.
embraced, as in un abrazo fuerte, with not even a little bit of air between the embracer and the "embracee") as a way of exposing and subverting the liberal hegemonic paradigm that continues to control society and the academy, as a way of revealing the power differences that keep many at the mercy of a few, and as an antidote to a self-aggrandizement that will make us explode (well, maybe implode).
Finally, lest you think I am ending on a down note, what is described here is good for the overall industry and society as a whole--I am an impassioned embracer of a worldwide pulp and paper industry.
In future, apart from the RJ100 fleet transferred from London-Gatwick, the entire schedule will be flown by its franchise partner Maersk Air, the majority of whose services are operated by 50and 70-seater Bombadier regional jets, plus BA's 100 per cent subsidiary CitiExpress - formerly Brymon Airways and British Regional Airlines - flying 49-seat Embracer RJ 145 aircraft.
Whitman was our supreme compassionater and warm embracer.
The Hicksville display featured massagers for virtually every body part and included products like Relaxor's Embracer Belt and Back Support at $39.
The carbon-composite bypass vanes, each about 7 inches long and about 2 inches wide, will funnel air into the front section of the Allison AE3007 engine, which powers the Cessna Citation X, the Embracer 145, and other general-aviation craft and regional airliners.
Ross was an early embracer of the concept of our turbine discussion roundtables, serving as an early co-leader of the GE Roundtable and leader of the Mitsubishi-Gamesa Roundtable.
I can work in whatever paradigm I choose--psychoanalytic, magical, spiritual, whatever, It's really not about whether cultural systems "explain" scientific theory or vice versa--I'm dead against either-ors; I'm a great embracer of complexity, g rayness, fuzzy logic.
In A Writer's Notebook, he argues that Prometheus is the freedom-loving rebel made from unconquerable courage, while Christ is the embracer of suffering whose greatest achievement seems to be a resigned acceptance of his own tortured death.