Antonyms for caressing

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The girl started, and tried to fling off the caressing hand.

She beamed at my appearance, and her every word was caressing and deferential.

It seemed so soft, so caressing, so far away, and yet so near.

She might have counted a dozen, when she bent and put her lips to the caressing hand.

The hand lifted and descended again in a patting, caressing movement.

Serge's caressing words enraptured her: 'Do you really, really love me?'

He whom she had looked up to with adoration was caressing her.

The Baron came near to her and touched her with a caressing gesture.

"You must do as the doctors wish, dear," said Greta in a caressing voice.

He rose abruptly, and brushed the caressing hand from his shoulder.

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