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Synonyms for stroking

verb pat lengthwise
  • brush
  • caress
  • rub
  • chuck
  • comfort
  • fondle
  • pet
  • smooth
  • soothe
  • tickle

Antonyms for stroking

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • distress
  • irritate
  • upset
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acclaim

noun. expression of approval
  • PR
  • acclamation
  • acknowledgment
  • applause
  • approbation
  • celebration
  • cheering
  • clapping
  • commendation
  • eulogizing
  • exaltation
  • honor
  • kudos
  • pat on the back
  • pat on the head
  • plaudits
  • praise
  • puff
  • pumping up
  • rave
  • recognition
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