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synonyms for hugged

  • cherish
  • clasp
  • clinch
  • cradle
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • envelop
  • grasp
  • lock
  • love
  • nestle
  • nurse
  • press
  • receive
  • retain
  • seize
  • squeeze
  • welcome
  • be near to
  • bear hug
  • enbosom
  • fold in arms
  • follow closely
  • hold onto
  • keep close
  • lie close
  • stay near
  • take in one's arms
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antonyms for hugged

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  • donate
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • offer
  • reject
  • release
  • turn away
  • push away
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How to use hugged in a sentence

In the final episode of the ’70s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show, when the characters make their tearful farewell, they join in a group hug.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Yet it’s the only bird who engages in group hugs and shuffles en masse from one spot to another, just like Mary’s newsroom gang.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On his rounds, there were times that the best Slotten could do was to give comfort, or a hug, or to keep vigil.
A DEVASTATING REMINDER OF AIDS CRISISTERRI SCHLICHENMEYEROCTOBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
When the mission team got the signal that the spacecraft had finished its job and retreated to a safe distance from Bennu, team members pumped their arms in the air, cheered and sent each other socially distant high-fives and hugs.
NASA’S OSIRIS-REX SURVIVED ITS RISKY MISSION TO GRAB A PIECE OF AN ASTEROIDLISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He wraps Walker in a bear hug, but not before Walker launches his Discman at Bryant’s head.
KOBE BRYANT PUNCHED A TEAMMATE OVER $100, AND IT WASN’T SHAQJEFF PEARLMANSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
She hugged him, wheel and all, and began turning over the rubbish with great delight.
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He locked his arms tightly around the animals body and hugged her neck with his legs, so that she could not bite him.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Bobby Hargrew started the cheering; but it was Laura who reached Jess first and hugged her tight.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The gratification of rummaging false Val's desk was an ample compensation; and the countess-dowager hugged herself with delight.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Then, at Cordelia's amazed look of shocked distress, she hugged her spasmodically.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
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