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noun as in loving touch

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Touch provides an overwhelming amount of feedback to the body, as my extremities stretch through the water, as the temperature, current, and any life within caresses, pushes, and pulls.

There is not a moment in the day that goes by when I don’t think about you or remember those caresses that are no longer mine.

While he does, my eyes caress the strange pop culture tapestry on display.

“His language in the hearing” to describe the choking “was that it was a ‘gentle caress,’” Sclove remembered.

Kopin said the interchange was nothing more than a “gentle caress.”

But they looked really into each other—they held hands and kissed, and I saw Chris caress her cheek.

Free traders get up and fetch the bottle of scotch so that they can at least caress the neck.

The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.

Each word was a caress, each syllable alive with interest, sympathy, excited anticipation.

He did not caress it; she once heard him sighing over it; and he never announced it in the newspapers.

He kissed her with a degree of passion which had not before entered into his caress, and strained her to him.

And yet he heard songs that sounded like a caress and his whole being was permeated by a sense of delicious freshness.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to caress, such as: cuddle, embrace, endearment, fondling, hug, and kiss.

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