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With these devices, you can keep tabs on your pet’s activity levels, calories, distance traveled, and even behaviors such as excessive licking or scratching.

If you have active kids or pets, or you’re just not particularly precious with your belongings, pick a hardy microfiber that can take a licking.

Tim Mathern, a longtime North Dakota state Senator came to the event thinking that it was “all about licking our wounds.”

Marabella, now licking her lollipop and tapping her foot, appears unfazed.

Democratic pundits had spent hours licking their wounds vowing comeuppance.

The mom was looking at her phone and the kid just started licking.

She becomes obsessed with bodily fluids, often inserting her fingers into various orifices before licking them clean.

The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.

Cant expect money before its due, I spose, said the old man, licking his thin lips.

Somewhere in these woods he must be lying, resting those ponderous paws and licking his bloody flanks.

With his head between his fore-paws and one eye closed, he watches the tiny tongue of flame licking up the last coal.

He was at last discovered on the banks of the Ganges, standing near a human body, which he kept licking.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to licking, such as: whipping, annihilation, bashing, defeat, drubbing, and flogging.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.