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A nurse collapsed on the floor of the bar, a number of strangers begged for a hug, a man confessed to domestic violence, another explained why he hated his kids.
THE LAST BAR STANDING?EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020OZY
Mallott gave her an awkward hug and she walked out the door.
THE WOMAN PROPOSITIONED BY ALASKA’S FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TELLS HER STORY FOR THE FIRST TIMEBY KYLE HOPKINS AND MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
On several occasions, this person initiated a friendly hug when I came to her work place, and I reflexively gave her a peck on top of her head.
ALASKA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL ON UNPAID LEAVE AFTER SENDING HUNDREDS OF “UNCOMFORTABLE” TEXTS TO A YOUNG COLLEAGUEBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin resident says she’s stayed away from most people, resorting to “air hugs” when she’s seen her 20-year-old niece at a distance.
THE PANDEMIC PROBLEM TECH CAN’T SOLVE: PHYSICAL TOUCHDANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 23, 2020FORTUNE
The 32-year-old digital strategist said given that she’s not a touchy-feely person, she doesn’t really miss hugs or handshakes.
THE PANDEMIC PROBLEM TECH CAN’T SOLVE: PHYSICAL TOUCHDANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 23, 2020FORTUNE
Appreciate your honest feedback and I am sending so much love and virtual hugs.
JAY MANUEL REVEALS ‘AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL’ ENDED FRIENDSHIP WITH TYRA BANKSHOPE WRIGHTAUGUST 10, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Then you drive over, repair the shelf, and then the person thanks you, gives you a hug.
WHY IS THIS MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? (EP. 362 UPDATE)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
There is a man who says he has been at evening parties out West, where the boys and girls hug so hard that their sides cave in.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He was a stubborn idealist, and having found something at last to admire he purposed to hug it.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"Oh," cried Betty, hugging Amy ecstatically, simply because she happened to be the nearest one to hug.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HUG

  • bear
  • choke
  • clasp
  • clip
  • clutch
  • compress
  • contract
  • cram
  • crowd
  • crush
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • force
  • grip
  • hold tight
  • hug
  • jam
  • jostle
  • nip
  • pack
  • pinch
  • press
  • quash
  • ram
  • scrunch
  • squash
  • squish
  • strangle
  • stuff
  • throttle
  • thrust
  • wedge
  • wring
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