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synonyms for caressed

  • clutch
  • cuddle
  • fondle
  • graze
  • kiss
  • massage
  • nuzzle
  • pat
  • rub
  • brush
  • buss
  • clinch
  • coddle
  • cosset
  • dandle
  • embrace
  • feel
  • handle
  • hug
  • mug
  • neck
  • nestle
  • pet
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • toy
  • bear hug
  • make love
  • play around
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antonyms for caressed

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  • disbelieve
  • let go
  • release
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How to use caressed in a sentence

He whistled bravely as he crossed the threshold and caressed his wife with his usual tenderness.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
It held and caressed her body, almost as if it were an affectionate living thing that knew of her present desire.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The Cat, the little Tyger of our island, whose natural home is the forest, is equally domesticated and caressed.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
He was pleasantly tired in mind and body, and the warm homelike room caressed his senses.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The slanting light lovingly caressed the brow, cheeks, lips, and throat.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Then he laughed softly to himself, and spoke aloud, addressing the weapon which his white fingers caressed lovingly.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
He was openly flattered and caressed, and if ever he got a large score at cricket, it was chalked triumphantly over the walls.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
He was bold enough to play with her ears; he caressed her belly and scratched her head as hard as he could.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
Thinkright drew the speaker out into the corridor as he caressed her cheek.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
The Devil caressed his tail thoughtfully, for a few moments.
LEGENDS AND TALESBRET HARTE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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