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synonyms for paw

  • fondle
  • clap
  • claw
  • clutch
  • dig
  • feel
  • finger
  • grab
  • grate
  • grope
  • handle
  • hit
  • maul
  • molest
  • palpate
  • pat
  • rake
  • rasp
  • rub
  • scratch
  • search
  • slap
  • smite
  • stroke
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antonyms for paw

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  • guard
  • let go
  • make happy
  • please
  • protect
  • manhandle
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How to use paw in a sentence

For instance, in one of several sensory tests, mice from microbe-deficient mothers took longer to notice a small piece of tape stuck to one of their paws.
A MOTHER MOUSE’S GUT MICROBES HELP WIRE HER PUP’S BRAINCAROLYN WILKESEPTEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Try your hand at it by selecting dead, dry softwoods like cedar, paw paw, or willow for your drill and board.
THIS ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL TOOL CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE 10 DIFFERENT WAYSBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The team put the mice into boxes and gave their paws a slight electrical shock.
TOWARDS ‘ETERNAL SUNSHINE’? NEW LINKS FOUND BETWEEN MEMORY AND EMOTIONSHELLY FANJULY 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A dog’s height, coat and paws are important things to consider when choosing a dog for a project, DeMatteo says.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This extra contact helps the bear hold on as it releases and raises a true paw.
PANDAS USE THEIR HEADS AS A KIND OF EXTRA LIMB FOR CLIMBINGSUSAN MILIUSMARCH 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The fresh imprint of a tiger's paw upon the pathway gives the same sort of feel to the Indian herdsman.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Bruno was then introduced to each of the scouts, and they seemed to pass muster, for to each one he offered his paw.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But this dog's tail was wagging, certainly, so Jess bent over without fear to look at the paw.
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WORDS RELATED TO PAW

  • barb
  • cant hook
  • clapperclaw
  • crook
  • fang
  • fingernail
  • grapnel
  • grappler
  • hook
  • manus
  • nail claw
  • nipper
  • paw
  • pincer
  • retractile
  • spur
  • talon
  • tentacle
  • unguis
  • ungula
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION