Thesaurus / caress
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His humour is merely whimsical; his smile is almost a caress.

The caress in her words, the warm touch of her cheek, her heart beating against his, all made his happiness complete.

The Iron FurrowGeorge C. Shedd

The one caress he permitted himself was to lay his arm lightly on her shoulder when they sat side by side.

The Song of SongsHermann Sudermann

The woman threw back her head and closed her eyes, every nerve throbbing felinely under the caress she loved.

Entering, she approached the coat and put her hand against it in a sort of caress.

The Mystery of Evelin DelormeAlbert Bigelow Paine

Parental and filial feelings sufficed for nothing between them beyond the ecstasy of a caress.

John CaldigateAnthony Trollope

She turned her cheek for a moment to caress the hand; then suddenly all her strength went from her.

If the sun shone brightly, it was only to give her joy; if the soft winds blew, it was only to caress her cheek.

By Right of ConquestArthur Hornblow

He hammered them instead of singing them tenderly, with just the sense of a caress in the voice.

Evelyn InnesGeorge Moore

It stamped the ground and whinnied as if half pleased with the caress, yet still uncertain in its humor.

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