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Definition of the adjective All-Consuming
What does All-Consuming mean as an attribute of a noun?
- That consumes everything; that uses everything up.
- Totally engrossing, using up all of one's time and energy.
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by Ken Ludden
prior obstacle or barrier that has been reduced to dust, apparently freeing one, until change occurs that turns that broken down barrier into an absolute, all-consuming entrapment of barrier; 2) elements of life that, when change is ...
by Peter Haggett
MODERN CITIES THE ALL-CONSUMING CITY Japan's cities have grown at an astonishing. Japan and Korea are both mostly mountainous, so agricultural land and cities alike are concentrated in lowland coastal areas. Throughout the 20th ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Milt- * ALL-CONSUMING, adj. [from all and cm - fume.] That which consumes every thing. — By age uubroke — but all- consuming care - Pcftrovs Destroys perhaps the strength, that time would spare. Pope.
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
All-consuming, adj. That which consumes every thing : By age unbroke — but all- consuming care Destroys perhaps the strength that time would spare. Pope. All- de vourinc,«<//. That which eats up every thing: Secure from flames, from envy's ...
by Haroutiun Aukerian, John Brand
Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi
highest degree Examples: all-American /all-around / all-British /all-Canadian / all-clear / all-consuming /all-embracing /allencompassing /all-important / all- inclusive / all-night / all-nighter / all-out / all-over / all-party / allpervading /all- powerful ...
Dictionary English and Armenian and Armenian and English. - Venice, Press of the Armenian academy 1821-1825 (1825)
by Paschal Augerean, John Brand
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