verb (used with object)
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While he does, my eyes caress the strange pop culture tapestry on display.The Revival of Kieran Culkin: A Reluctant Star Seizes the Spotlight|Marlow Stern|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“His language in the hearing” to describe the choking “was that it was a ‘gentle caress,’” Sclove remembered.
Kopin said the interchange was nothing more than a “gentle caress.”
But they looked really into each other—they held hands and kissed, and I saw Chris caress her cheek.Why Did Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Split Six Days After Closing On A $14M Mansion?|Melissa Leon|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Free traders get up and fetch the bottle of scotch so that they can at least caress the neck.
The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.
Each word was a caress, each syllable alive with interest, sympathy, excited anticipation.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He did not caress it; she once heard him sighing over it; and he never announced it in the newspapers.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He kissed her with a degree of passion which had not before entered into his caress, and strained her to him.
And yet he heard songs that sounded like a caress and his whole being was permeated by a sense of delicious freshness.Honey-Bee|Anatole France