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caress definition

  • noun:
    • A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, pain, or love.
    • An act or appearance of love; Endearment.
    • A gentle stroking or rubbing.
    • An act of endearment; any work or expression of affection; an embracing, or touching, with pain.
    • An act of endearment; a manifestation of love by touch, as by stroking or patting aided by the hand: as, “conjugal caresses,”
    • a gentle affectionate stroking (or something resembling it)
  • verb-transitive:
    • to the touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving fashion.
    • to the touch or go just as if with a caress: smooth songs that caressed the ears.
    • to deal with fondly, kindly, or favorably; cherish.
    • to take care of with tokens of fondness, affection, or kindness; to touch or talk to in a loving or endearing way; to fondle.
  • verb:
    • to the touch or kiss lovingly; to fondle.
    • to exhibit and work on deep nearness shared with someone else.
    • To impact as if with a caress.
    • touch or stroke softly in a loving or endearing manner
  • others:
    • To bestow caresses upon; fondle.
    • ergo— to take care of with fondness, love, or kindness.
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