composing (part of speech: verb)
caressing (part of speech: adjective)
enclosing (part of speech: verb)
greeting (part of speech: verb)
hailing, noticing, saluting, approaching, kowtowing, welcoming, signaling, bowing, acknowledging, receiving, waving, curtsying, hugging, accosting, greeting, smiling, shaking hands with, vociferating, nodding, kissing
gripping (part of speech: verb)
- Still let me sleep, embracing clouds in vain; And never wake to feel the day's disdain." - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
- He gave us a most enthusiastic greeting, embracing the General, and shaking hands with each of us in turn. - "Captain Macklin", Richard Harding Davis.
- Experience has demonstrated that commercial fertilizers or manure become necessary as a supplement to clover in a three years' rotation embracing potatoes. - "Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement", Alva Agee.