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He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.

The cat ceased snarling and presently began a loud purring which seemed to increase in timbre as he stroked her.

Messina busily stroked Google and Silicon Valley for Obama 2012; Obamacare, not so much.

Old Captain came and rested his head on my knee and looked up at me, as I stroked it slowly.

He stroked her short silky hair and proposed that they all go up into Violet's room with the moonflowers.

Haggard stroked the child's long golden curls, and placed him gently on the floor.

The elder woman took up the brushes and stroked the shining hair with tender, loving hand.

Peggy stroked her nose with one little finger, and then she leant down towards Collingwood.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stroked, such as: rub, caress, brush, fondle, soothe, and pet.

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