Thesaurus / stroked

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She put both her hands on her temples and stroked her wavy hair gently, as though making it tidy.

The Road to the OpenArthur Schnitzler

Olisr made a slight bow, clicked his spurs, stroked his moustache several times.

The DuelA. I. Kuprin

She stroked them and squeezed them and kissed them, and they bore it patiently in the expectation of food.

Sometimes he stroked the heavy braid, gently ran his hands across the tired shoulders, or eased her into a different position.

The HarvesterGene Stratton Porter

She stroked Pepper's nose while Austen undid the hitch-rope from around his neck.

He laid his hand on the long, thin fingers, and stroked them gently.

And then I went to her, and stroked her hair (for she had hung her head in deep distress), and kissed the tears from her eyes.

Silently she stroked the bent head of the man who dropped dejectedly upon the hard stone floor.

I stroked her soft cheek gently, and urged a less hopeless view.

The Crack of DoomRobert Cromie

Jehndar Beg took his beard in his hand, rubbed and stroked it, and mused for several minutes.

TaraPhilip Meadows Taylor

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