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  • nounloving touch
  • verbtouch lovingly

synonyms for caresses

  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • endearment
  • feel
  • fondling
  • hug
  • kiss
  • pat
  • pet
  • petting
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • fondle
  • nuzzle
  • pat
  • rub
  • clutch
  • graze
  • cuddle
  • kiss
  • massage
  • toy
  • handle
  • neck
  • mug
  • pet
  • buss
  • clinch
  • cosset
  • dandle
  • feel
  • stroke
  • hug
  • embrace
  • brush
  • coddle
  • squeeze
  • nestle
  • bear hug
  • make love
  • play around
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How to use caresses in a sentence

Her Mary Rose had adorable shy movements, caresses, intonations, wistfulnesses.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Such kisses thou shalt have of meAs the pale moon-rays give, And cold caresses of the snakes,That in the trenches live.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Seldom did he speak of love, and I remember me of no caresses save a kiss night and morning.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
I took him up in my arms, and he threw his little hands about my neck, and lavished on me the tenderest caresses.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The caresses of harlots and the jests of buffoons regulated the policy of the state.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The vital tide was ebbing fast; and even the caresses of his master could not prolong his life for a few moments.
MINNIE'S PET DOGMADELINE LESLIE
Blushing warmly, she escaped from his lingering caresses, and then he led her back on deck.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Her hair hung in two long, glorious braids, and it was just half-inclined to wave in sweet caresses about her oval face.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Let us hope the caresses of his mother compensated him for this suffering.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
After the same caresses he had given her the former morning, he bade her good-morrow.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTSUNKNOWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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