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See definition of tonguing on Dictionary.com
  • as inlick
  • as inprate

synonyms for tonguing

  • caress
  • fondle
  • graze
  • rub
  • soothe
  • wash
  • brush
  • calm
  • glance
  • gloss
  • lap
  • osculate
  • play
  • quiet
  • ripple
  • stroke
  • sweep
  • taste
  • tongue
  • touch
  • lap against
  • move over
  • pass over
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antonyms for tonguing

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  • lose
  • be quiet
  • deprecate
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How to use tonguing in a sentence

But the "view halloo" was quickly dropped and the tonguing of the dog was now in short, high-pitched yelps at one place.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
Harky was saved by the bell-like tones of a suddenly-tonguing hound.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Sooner or later his master would hear him tonguing and arrive to take charge.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
She ran directly to Willow Brook, was silent as she cast for the trail, and resumed tonguing when she found it.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Don't be afraid to switch a young dog some, to make him learn good from bad, like tonguing track and rabbit.
HUNTING DOGSOLIVER HARTLEY
He kept tonguing his nostrils, as a cow does, so as to moisten them and catch the scent of me better.
WOOD FOLK AT SCHOOLWILLIAM J. LONG
Tonguing and grooving can be used in such cases, but flashing with lead is a simpler process.
WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
Fig. 15 shows a woody plant with one layer prepared by tonguing and another by ringing.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Sorry I couldn't bring in the automobile for you, but dad's bull-tonguing the ten-acre clover patch with it to-day.
THE VOICE OF THE CITYO. HENRY
For tonguing, the bit shown in Fig. 2744 is employed, the depth gauge g being adjustable in the groove by means of the slot shown.
MODERN MACHINE-SHOP PRACTICE, VOLUMES I AND IIJOSHUA ROSE
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