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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 ...
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
Dictionary English and Armenian and Armenian and English. - Venice, Press of the Armenian academy 1821-1825 (1825)
by Paschal Augerean, John Brand
Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi
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 / all-purpose / all-round ...
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