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synonyms for fondling

  • caress
  • grope
  • clutch
  • cosset
  • cuddle
  • dandle
  • embrace
  • feel
  • grab
  • hug
  • love
  • neck
  • nestle
  • nuzzle
  • pat
  • paw
  • pet
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • bear hug
  • fool around
  • make love to
  • play footsie
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antonyms for fondling

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

Meantime was it possible that by fondling she wanted to get anything out of Black Sheep?
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
You have then been whimpering and fondling, like a Spaniel, over the Fellow that hath abusd you.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
These peculiarities, together with her way of fondling the pearls, did not escape Mr. Ricketty's calculating observation.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
Is there no pity, no relenting ruth, Points to the parents fondling o'er their child?
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
I was sitting up very straight beside her listening to every word Mr. Wood said, and she was fondling my head.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
Yes, darling, just go and suggest a short armistice to the Germans while you take me to Brighton for a week's fondling.
THE TITLEARNOLD BENNETT
“Was you frightened of falling on your heady peady, darling,” she murmured, fondling it ecstatically.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
"There are not many of that sort in the kingdom," he said to the pawnbroker, who was loftily fondling the unlucky opal.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
At a certain point in the proceedings I felt on my right cheek the sensation of a fondling caress.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
The old man's eye dwelt on the notes: he ceased fondling the gray cat.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FONDLING

  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • endearment
  • feel
  • fondling
  • hug
  • kiss
  • pat
  • pet
  • petting
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • stroke
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