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Had one reached out and caressed the other, would that have been an assault?

He climbed down from the chair and squatting on the floor, took the creature into his arms and caressed her.

I was still shaking with sobs when a blonde nurse, whom I shall never forget, sat down beside me and gently caressed my face.

There was a way that it caressed her body and the pleats hung just so, brushing the tops of her feet like a soft whisper.

“If you wanted to make it with somebody, you reached over and caressed their leg,” said Levenson.

He whistled bravely as he crossed the threshold and caressed his wife with his usual tenderness.

It held and caressed her body, almost as if it were an affectionate living thing that knew of her present desire.

The Cat, the little Tyger of our island, whose natural home is the forest, is equally domesticated and caressed.

He was pleasantly tired in mind and body, and the warm homelike room caressed his senses.

The slanting light lovingly caressed the brow, cheeks, lips, and throat.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to caressed, such as: fondle, nuzzle, pat, rub, clutch, and graze.

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