Thesaurus / licking
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Licking up the curl, the flame gradually leaped from one piece of wood to another until the entire handful was ablaze.
Up till now they had faced being left behind, but this licking was too much.
ALADDIN O'BRIENGOUVERNEUR MORRIS
After the licking I went out in the yard and saw the sun in a puddle.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
Even Brigham was licking his lips and gazing at the town; and when the first bottle came out he took a long drink with the rest.
BAT WING BOWLESDANE COOLIDGE
The next moment he had gobbled it up and was licking his lips in appreciation.
So I raked over my fire to the family vault nearest to me, and presently had it roaring and licking against the stout door.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
However, Smooth scratched his head, and made up his mind to enter into a bargain to do the licking at a fair showing, cash down.
At that moment a big bull-terrier came rushing up, open-mouthed, pranced his two paws on the youth's shoulders, licking his face.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
If she went on licking long enough she would wear away the skin.
I saw Mike and told him all about the licking, and Mike said, "Don't go home; you are a fool if you do."
DAVE RANNEYDAVE RANNEY

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