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adjective as in affecting, moving emotionally

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Working in batches as needed, place the dumplings evenly across the pan, making sure they aren’t touching.

You’re not getting it as much from touching surfaces and then touching your face.

This silence is partly because many people do not see the behavior as harassment – even if it involves touching, stalking or threats of harm and retaliation.

We know breathing aerosols matters more for transmission than touching surfaces.

We now know the root of the spread is not from touching surfaces and touching your eye.

Here they are semi-touching at a grocery store; she likes kombucha.

Their solidified friendship is one of the most touching details of the premiere, but it also puts Branson in a tricky predicament.

What follows is hysterical, painful, weird, and strangely touching—a true Festivus for the rest of us.

We are talking about public gatherings, people will be together, dancing, sweating, and touching each other.

This is one of the most subtle and touching aspects of the profession.

She sat perfectly still before the piano, not touching the keys, while Robert carried her message to Edna at the window.

Then Edwin was bending over it, with his ear close to her ear, and the sleeve of his overcoat touching her sleeve.

Here one can be alive and absorb something of the earth-forces that never get within touching distance in the cities.

The bridge should be fitted as accurately as the post, and as though it grew from the belly, the feet touching equally all round.

Indeed, 'we have laid upon him various arduous tasks touching the state of the country, and especially its tranquillity.'


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to touching, such as: heartbreaking, pathetic, poignant, sad, stirring, and stunning.

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