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  • Even when his sister came and caressed him, he did not change his mind. Cited from The Boy Scouts in Front of Warsaw, G. Durston
  • He had no mind to be caressed by any man beside his master. Cited from Greyfriars Bobby, Eleanor Atkinson
  • I took up the little thing and caressed it, and then put it down again. Cited from True Stories About Dogs and Cats, by Follen
  • No woman had ever caressed him, so far as he could remember. Cited from The Ridin' Kid from Powder River, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • No woman save the little old mother had ever caressed him. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • 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
  • They soon learn their names, and come to be caressed when called. Cited from The Art of Travel, by Francis Galton
  • 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
  • Her hand went out and touched, caressed her husband's face, his body. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Some low branches caressed their hair, as they bent to pass under them. Cited from Une Vie, by Guy de Maupassant
  • He sat on the seat and caressed the dog, and his heart grew full and happy. Cited from The Christian, by Hall Caine
  • Her thin hands caressed his hair, and now she gazed into his eyes. Cited from Absalom's Hair, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • He fell down at his master's feet and caressed them. Cited from Beulah, by Augusta J. Evans
  • She rose and stood beside him a moment while he sat still, and her hand caressed his short fair hair. Cited from Whosoever Shall Offend, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Not once, as long as they had been together, had she refused to be caressed. Cited from Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
  • He caressed him with his bill, and appeared to make a close examination of his person. Cited from The Dawn of Reason, by James Weir
  • As to that young gentleman, he was near to being caressed in public. Cited from Diana of the Crossways by Meredith, v5
  • She put her arms around him, caressed his face with soft fluttering hands. Cited from The Blood of the Conquerors, by Harvey Fergusson
  • I don't want to be held and caressed every night.
  • Who was among the number that he at the same time caressed and suspected? Cited from Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome, ed. by William C. Taylor
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Root form of caressed is caress for the verb.

Meaning of caressed

  • verb Touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
    He caressed her face, They fondled in the back seat of the taxi