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synonyms for paws

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

antonyms for paws

MOST RELEVANT
  • guard
  • let go
  • make happy
  • please
  • protect
  • manhandle
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How to use paws in a sentence

Bruno smelled Jack, gave a short yelp and, lifting one of his paws, offered it to him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Somewhere in these woods he must be lying, resting those ponderous paws and licking his bloody flanks.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
With his head between his fore-paws and one eye closed, he watches the tiny tongue of flame licking up the last coal.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She would put her paws on his shoulders, and rub his face, and purr in a most contented manner.
THE NURSERY, JANUARY 1873, VOL. XIII.VARIOUS
The tiger hid his face between his paws; the wild cats curled up, hiding their faces.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It used to sit on its hind-legs, and take its fore-paws and wash its face real clean.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 30, 1880VARIOUS
Then he suddenly sat up on his hind legs, dangled his front paws, looked me square in the eyes, and barked.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
He began to leave mud tracks all over the freshly painted floor, so that we had to grab him up and wipe his paws with a rag.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
She showed the kitten to Eric, handling its tiny paws gently, hushing its plaintive mews with ridiculous pet names.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
Then it spun around in a frantic convulsion, and in a moment lay dead on its back, its tiny fed tongue protruding, its paws rigid.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
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