Synonyms for caress
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Wiktionary3.0 / 5 votes
An act or expression of affection; Endearment.
She loves being caressed by her boyfriend.
A gentle stroking or rubbing.
To affect as if with a caress.
English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.
See synonyms for AFFRONT.
Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 4 votes
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"
touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
"He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
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May the bird of paradise fly up your nose; May an elephant caress you with its toes; May your wife be plagued with runners in her hose; May the bird of paradise fly up your nose.
For this is Wisdom to love, to live To take what fate, or the Gods may give. To ask no question, to make no prayer, To kiss the lips and caress the hair, Speed passion's ebb as you greet its flow To have, - to hold - and - in time, - let go
Sometimes we want to get away from the busy and hectic city life to find solace in the raging waves of the ocean pounding on the rocks or the turbulent splashing of a bubbling waterfall. At other times we are amazed by the immovable silence of a mountain or the gentle caress of a river overjoyed tat its union with the sea. The topography of a region speaks to each one of us--a secret language that people from all facets of life understand and relate to.
Caress of the Gaze refers to the 'haptic' quality of our gaze. It's taking something from invisible to visible, the idea for this project was really to create a garment that becomes an extension of our actual skin.
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
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- лаская, милвамBulgarian
- caríciaCatalan, Valencian
- liebkosen, kosenGerman
- θωπεύω, χαϊδεύωGreek
- kareso, karesi, intimumiEsperanto
- heemelenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- mori, morimoriMāori
- mângâia, dezmierda, alintaRomanian
- ledhatoj, përkëdhelAlbanian
- mơn trớnVietnamese
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