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 for embracement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embracement \Em*brace"ment\, n. [Cf. F. embrassement.]
     1. A clasp in the arms; embrace.
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              Dear though chaste embracements.      --Sir P.
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     2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.]
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              In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as
              bones.                                --Bacon.
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     3. Willing acceptance. [Obs.]
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              A ready embracement of . . . his kindness. --Barrow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in
           greeting or affection) [syn: embrace, embracing,

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