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Synonyms for stroking

verb pat lengthwise
  • brush
  • caress
  • rub
  • chuck
  • comfort
  • fondle
  • pet
  • smooth
  • soothe
  • tickle

Antonyms for stroking

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • distress
  • irritate
  • upset
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noun. expression of approval

approval

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noun. giving of praise; acclaim

commendations

noun. giving of praise; acclaim

massage

noun. kneading of body parts

rub

noun. stroke, massage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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