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From socially distanced first dates on a park bench or over FaceTime, to a suitor trying to steal a kiss only to be Heismaned with a loud warning of “6 feet!”

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Last week, after the Sabres’ Taylor Hall hit the post on a penalty shot in the third period of a tie game, Vanecek bent over, grabbed the iron and gave it a kiss.

The novel has a thrilling same-sex kiss, post-traumatic stress, taxi cabs, airplanes and a sighting of the king and queen.

The night ended with a kiss and yielded a second date, but not a third.

It’s even less likely that puppers can get infectious and start spreading the disease to humans through boops and kisses.

“Simple joys of life—hugging, kissing, coloring—they have been taken away,” she says.

That statistic is based on a survey that includes attempted forced kissing as sexual assault.

Under that definition, forced kissing can certainly constitute as a form of sexual assault.

There are legitimate criticisms of the study, but not because it includes “attempted forced kissing,” as Lowry suggested.

After some teasing and talking, Mulvehill writes that she is “hesitant” but they start kissing.

But my faver says it's un-man-ly to be always kissing, and I did n't fink you'd do vat, Coppy.

In the wagon a fellow is in the act of kissing a girl, while an old woman belabours him about the head.

The chambermaid is otherwise engaged, for an amorous spark is seen to be kissing her in the open doorway.

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, are in bad taste.

It is as much as I can do to prevent myself flinging my arms round the old shop-woman's neck and kissing her flabby cheeks.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kissing, such as: embracing, null, caressing, necking, parking, and petting.

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