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Synonyms for hugging
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snugglingnoun

    affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

    Synonyms:
    snuggling, petting, kissing, gorgerin, fondling, smooching, caressing, necking, cuddling

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hugging":

    hug, kiss

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  1. Jodi Smith:

    In New York City and Boston there isn't as much hugging as you would see in Southern California.

  2. Kelly Jackson:

    The 18-month-old child coughed up some water and was transported to the hospital as a precaution but he was ok. Following the incident, the family installed a fence equipped with a locked door that goes to the pool. Kelly Jackson recalled hugging and thanking her daughter for her help. I hugged her, I cried and I still thank her every day, because honestly, in that matter, two seconds makes a huge difference. Following the heroic act, Halifax Mayor Mayor Mike Savage and Councilor Tony Mancini honored Lexie Comeau-Jackson on Wednesday with a special award, Global News reported.

  3. John Updike:

    Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.

  4. Kat Heldman:

    But we would go to them to treat their wounds, eventually they started coming to us. There was a lot of hugging.

  5. Mitt Romney:

    I think the strategy Cruz has is working, bear hugging Donald Trump. I think Donald Trump does not feel antagonized.


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