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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·brace·ment n.
 1. A clasp in the arms; embrace.
    Dear though chaste embracements.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.]
    In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as bones.   --Bacon.
 3. Willing acceptance. [Obs.]
    A ready embracement of . . . his kindness.   --Barrow.