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See definition of hugging on Dictionary.com
  • as inadhesive
  • as inclosefitting
  • as inlovemaking

synonyms for hugging

  • gummy
  • sticky
  • adherent
  • holding
  • pasty
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • mucilaginous
  • resinous
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
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antonyms for hugging

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  • loose
  • open
  • separated
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      How to use hugging in a sentence

      In a moment more Lawrence was in the arms of Dan Sherman, who was hugging him, laughing and crying at the same time.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      Little Colonel comes cautiously into the room, hugging the wall till he is back at the fireside.
      THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
      But the step that would raise one above all the little fumbling, blind-spawning, life hugging bipeds who infested the scene.
      HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
      Oh, Gale, but Im glad to see you, the girl from the ranch house declared hugging the foremost one of the visitors.
      THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
      "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
      As the two walked home each day after these adventures, it was all they could do to keep from hugging each other on the street.
      LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
      The men were quickly back in their places, to see a couple of canoes working up stream, hugging the opposite bank closely.
      MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
      Mary Jane she went for him, Susan and the hare-lip went for the duke, and then such another hugging and kissing I never see yet.
      ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
      They embarked and dropped down the stream, hugging the northern rampart and watching anxiously.
      OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
      Of course, human beings could not exist in such a scene, save by closely hugging the ground, or screening themselves behind trees.
      "SHILOH" AS SEEN BY A PRIVATE SOLDIERWARREN OLNEY
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO HUGGING

      • adherent
      • adhering
      • agglutinant
      • attaching
      • clinging
      • clingy
      • gelatinous
      • glutinous
      • gooey
      • gummed
      • gummy
      • holding
      • hugging
      • mucilaginous
      • pasty
      • resinous
      • sticky
      • tenacious
      • viscid
      • viscous
      • waxy
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