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synonyms for nuzzle

  • caress
  • bundle
  • burrow
  • fondle
  • nestle
  • nudge
  • pet
  • snuggle
  • snug
See also synonyms for: nuzzled
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antonyms for nuzzle

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  • separate
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How to use nuzzle in a sentence

The frightful head whipped back at the end of the long neck, to nuzzle at the seared spot.
THE RED HELL OF JUPITERPAUL ERNST
Taggi came to lick his face, nuzzle him, making a small, bewildered whimpering.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
She goes miles away by the sea-side and walks into the water, like a Christian, to nuzzle up crabs among the rocks.
THREE COURSES AND A DESSERTANONYMOUS
It would be so nice just to lean back and nuzzle up to her, down in the sand.
THE HUNTED HEROESROBERT SILVERBERG
The paper dropped into the ditch and lay still, and the pony began to nuzzle Janice's hand.
JANICE DAYHELEN BEECHER LONG
Hilda put the baby in Sarah's arms, and he began to nuzzle at her shrunken breasts.
PLOWING ON SUNDAYSTERLING NORTH
And when he slept at night something came to nuzzle at his mind; faceless, formless, utterly alien.
CRY FROM A FAR PLANETTOM GODWIN
Will the pigeons sit on his shoulder so, and the dogs nuzzle under his coat–lap?
CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 3 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
They stirred, making tiny whimpering sounds and trying to move their heads to nuzzle at her fingers.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
All of a sudden Don began to tremble with eagerness and nuzzle and sniff among the roots of the grass.
IT AND OTHER STORIESGOUVERNEUR MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO NUZZLE

  • bear hug
  • brush
  • buss
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • coddle
  • cosset
  • cuddle
  • dandle
  • embrace
  • feel
  • fondle
  • graze
  • handle
  • hug
  • kiss
  • make love
  • massage
  • mug
  • neck
  • nestle
  • nuzzle
  • pat
  • pet
  • play around
  • rub
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • toy
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