Free traders get up and fetch the bottle of scotch so that they can at least caress the neck.
He lets her stare deep into his eyes, clasp his hands for meaningful conversation, caress his face, and even lean in for a kiss.
Get your hands in there again, making sure to caress the chicken and get it covered up in those juices.
But they looked really into each other—they held hands and kissed, and I saw Chris caress her cheek.
He could not console her with a kiss and a caress, and a bonbon, of course.
I will not caress my own child while that of my neighbour starves!'
The day was pure, exquisite in its waning beauty; the breeze as light and soft as a caress.
The rapture of her caress, and the great joy of mine to her!
Naturally she turned to caress the poetic while she had it beside her.
He would at times feed them abundantly, minister to all their wants, and caress them.
1640s, "show of endearment, display of regard," from French caresse (16c.), back-formation from caresser or else from Italian carezza "endearment," from caro "dear," from Latin carus "dear, costly, beloved" (see whore (n.)). Meaning "affectionate stroke" attested in English from 1650s.
1650s, from French caresser, from Italian carezzare "to cherish," from carezza "endearment" (see caress (n.)). Related: Caressed; caressing.