Thesaurus / fondling

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This chick would take all as long as there was a drop left, and then resent the fondling of the mother-bird as interference.

The Way We Live NowAnthony Trollope

The mere finding the gold, looking upon it, and fondling it, form the great reward.

If Any Man SinH. A. Cody

As he lay there, scarcely strong enough to speak, and fondling me in his fingers, the doctor entered the hospital.

Mollie, who had been rubbing her cheeks against her friend in a fondling, kittenish sort of way, started back in a moment.

Lover or FriendRosa Nouchette Carey

"Yes, it is little May," said Mrs. Raeburn, fondling her affectionately.

CarnivalCompton Mackenzie

She seemed suddenly back in that childhood, with her mother bending over her pillow and fondling her rebellious hair.

The Valiants of VirginiaHallie Erminie Rives

All the time she was hushing and fondling the child, who went on fretting when not actually crying.

Robert FalconerGeorge MacDonald

"If I do, you'll get up and go away," she gasped at last, fondling his hand.

To Tell You the TruthLeonard Merrick

His persuasive ministry is felt as well as heard: he has an innocent habit of fondling young persons.

I Say NoWilkie Collins

So is also the statue of the girlish Lady Louisa Russell, represented as standing on tiptoe and fondling a dove in her bosom.

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