caress

All Noun Verb
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  • And not till the following year would the boy again know what a caress from his father meant. Cited from The Torrent (Entre Naranjos), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • His hand moved a little upon her shoulder; it almost seemed to caress her. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He was never so happy as when he had a child to caress and play with. Cited from Famous Americans of Recent Times, by James Parton
  • No woman save the little old mother had ever caressed him. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He drew her head to his shoulder, one hand caressing her hair. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • He spoke with a decision which took no account of her caresses. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She again let the soft look touch his face, sweet as a caress. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • Your voice, your movements, your caresses all seemed to me to speak of music. Cited from The Diary of a U-boat Commander, by anonymous
  • He did help her, with a touch and freedom that grew into something like caresses. Cited from A Young Girl's Wooing, by E. P. Roe
  • I did so, and was fully convinced that only the old left him without being caressed! Cited from The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional, by Father Chiniquy
  • Then it came to her that he had asked for no caress. Cited from Hilda, by Sarah Jeanette Duncan
  • They soon learn their names, and come to be caressed when called. Cited from The Art of Travel, by Francis Galton
  • And she put out her hand to give him a caress. Cited from The Grip of Desire, by Hector France
  • In spite of what he said it did hold her, and her hand again almost caressed him. Cited from The Awkward Age, by Henry James
  • And then, when the darkness really came, it was like one long caress. Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
  • Their eyes were full of caresses; they walked close to each other. Cited from Shallow Soil, by Knut Hamsun
  • If he stands, go to him frequently and caress him, and then walk around him again. Cited from Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild and Vicious Horses, by Stutzman
  • I chose that rather than doing without a caress from him for the same length of time. Cited from Elsie's Vacation and After Events, by Martha Finley
  • The caressing touch of her hand had put new life in him. Cited from The Lady of Big Shanty, by Frank Berkeley Smith
  • He came from the land of the sun and needed its divine caress. Cited from Luna Benamor, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
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Meaning of caress

  • noun A gentle affectionate stroking (or something resembling it)
    he showered her with caresses, soft music was a fond caress, the caresses of the breeze played over his face
  • verb Touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
    He caressed her face, They fondled in the back seat of the taxi