Thesaurus / lick

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

“She was cute, and I could see she was nice,” Ross said, noting how much she and her 10-year-old daughter enjoy taking the dog on walks and getting licks.
Since these “greeting licks” are often accompanied by wagging tails, mouths playfully open, and general excitement, it is not a stretch to say that the licks are a way to express happiness that you have returned.
A rat will push down his tail into the tall-shaped bottle of preserves, and lick it after he has pulled it out.
I believe we'll lick these fellows or come mighty close to it.
THE GUARDED HEIGHTSWADSWORTH CAMP
That sort of I-told-you-so look that makes you wish you were big enough to lick him.
When I used to lick you at school, who ever would have thought that I was thrashing a sucking statesman?
THE HISTORY OF SAMUEL TITMARSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
I hain't got a critter that won't come up by its name an' lick my hand.
GLIMPSES OF THREE COASTSHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He strove to lick the dear face bending so tearfully above him.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
"A wolf will not lick my hand," retorted the superior officer.
THE STORY OF OLD FORT LOUDONCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
My ordcrs are, not to talk except to explain my orders—they'll lick me if I do.
STALKY & CO.RUDYARD KIPLING

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