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  • The woman at his side was still caressing the little animal she carried. Cited from The Tempting of Tavernake, by E. Oppenheim
  • He ran a caressing hand over them, and they recognized in him a friend. Cited from Heart of the Sunset, by Rex Beach
  • He still held her hands in one of his, caressing them slowly with the other. Cited from Prudence of the Parsonage, by Ethel Hueston
  • As he ended, she turned towards him, still caressing the dog at her feet. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • It seemed so soft, so caressing, so far away, and yet so near. Cited from A Woman Tenderfoot,byGrace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Paul is shown with several women who are lying on the floor caressing each other.
  • He drew her head to his shoulder, one hand caressing her hair. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • The caressing touch of her hand had put new life in him. Cited from The Lady of Big Shanty, by Frank Berkeley Smith
  • He stopped the caressing movement of his hand on her hair. Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • Over her head he looked at the fire, with his free hand gently caressing her arm. Cited from Treasure and Trouble Therewith,by Geraldine Bonner
  • She glanced at him with kind, caressing eyes and gave him her hand. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, V. VIII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Down her back and across her bosom her hair fell like a caressing shadow. Cited from Through Stained Glass, by George Agnew Chamberlain
  • From time to time she laid a caressing hand upon it. Cited from The Village by the River, by H. Louisa Bedford
  • The blue eyes were serious and there was a sort of caressing note in his voice. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Then she put her hand upon my face with a gentle caressing touch, and turned her own away. Cited from D'Ri and I, by Irving Bacheller
  • Taking my hand with a gesture half-caressing, she raised her face to mine. Cited from The Ghost, by Arnold Bennett
  • At that he laid a quick hand upon her hair, caressing it. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • I no longer heard, as before, a caressing voice speaking to me through the trees of the garden. Cited from The Cross of Berny, by Emile de Girardin &c
  • She put her hand on his arm with a caressing touch. Cited from Helen of the Old House, by Harold Bell Wright
  • No one had ever touched her like this before, spoken to her in this caressing voice. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
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Root form of caressing is caress for the verb.

Words starting with caressing

Meaning of caressing

  • noun Affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
  • verb Touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
    He caressed her face, They fondled in the back seat of the taxi