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noun as in rubdown

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And in my first memory, I am a toddler kneading that taut skin, easing my colic into sleep.

It is obtained by placing a quantity of wheat flour in a bag, and kneading it under a gentle stream of water.

Accordingly, when the fight started, I made myself comfortable, just as I do when I am kneading dough.

After a long time he knew it was the cook, who was kindly kneading his limbs and knuckling his hair.

I am like some frantic baker in the inferno kneading a batch of iron bread for the devil's breakfast.

One of them is a woman kneading bread; another is a black boy sitting on a pony, with a basket of fruit in front of him.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kneading, such as: abrasion, attrition, brushing, caress, friction, and grinding.

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