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comprehensive
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
including everything or everything important
  • I do wish people would behave like gentlemen," said the good baronet, feeling that this was a simple and comprehensive programme for social well-being.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (57% in)
  • Let any lady who is inclined to be hard on Mrs. Cadwallader inquire into the comprehensiveness of her own beautiful views, and be quite sure that they afford accommodation for all the lives which have the honor to coexist with hers.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (47% in)

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