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Adjective: overarching
  1. All-embracing, covering many angles or issues
Verb: overarch  ,ow-vu(r)'aa(r)ch
  1. Be central or dominant
    "This scene overarches the entire first act"
  2. Form an arch over
    "Big rocks overarch the stream";
    - arch over

Type of: dominate, predominate, prevail, reign, rule