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petting

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  • verbstroke, kiss
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Synonyms for petting

verb stroke, kiss
  • caress
  • coddle
  • cuddle
  • fondle
  • pamper
  • baby
  • cosset
  • dandle
  • embrace
  • grab
  • hug
  • love
  • neck
  • pat
  • smooch
  • spoil
  • spoon
  • touch
  • make love

Antonyms for petting

  • ignore
  • let go
  • release
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More words related to petting

caress

noun. loving touch
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • endearment
  • feel
  • fondling
  • hug
  • kiss
  • pat
  • pet
  • petting
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • stroke

indulgence

noun. luxury; gratification
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.