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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 ...
Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi
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by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
□ ALL-CONSUMING, adj. [from all and coo- □r.l That which consumes every thing. — 6y age unbrokc — but all-consuming care DeSroys perhaps the ...
by Samuel Johnson
All-consuming, aul-con-su'ming, adj. (see All and Consume), that which consumes every thing. All-devouring, aul-de-vour'ing, adj. (see All and Devour), that which eats up every thing. Four), a low game at cards played by two ; so named from ...
by Ken Ludden
societal circumstances that agitate the combination of change with prior barriers that have been reduced to apparently freeing one, turning it into an absolute, all-consuming entrapment of barrier; 2) that which takes ...
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* ALL-CONSUMING. adj. [from all and con/*, That which consumes every thing.— y age unbroke-but all-consuming care Destroys Destroys perhaps the ...
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