Origin of caress
OTHER WORDS FROM caressca·ress·a·ble, adjectiveca·ress·er, nounun·ca·ressed, adjective
How to use caress in a sentence
Had one reached out and caressed the other, would that have been an assault?Why These Marines Love ‘Frozen’—and Why It Matters|Aaron B. O’Connell|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He climbed down from the chair and squatting on the floor, took the creature into his arms and caressed her.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was still shaking with sobs when a blonde nurse, whom I shall never forget, sat down beside me and gently caressed my face.Inside Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Girl’s Abduction|Annick Cojean|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was a way that it caressed her body and the pleats hung just so, brushing the tops of her feet like a soft whisper.
“If you wanted to make it with somebody, you reached over and caressed their leg,” said Levenson.
He whistled bravely as he crossed the threshold and caressed his wife with his usual tenderness.
It held and caressed her body, almost as if it were an affectionate living thing that knew of her present desire.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The Cat, the little Tyger of our island, whose natural home is the forest, is equally domesticated and caressed.
He was pleasantly tired in mind and body, and the warm homelike room caressed his senses.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The slanting light lovingly caressed the brow, cheeks, lips, and throat.Urania|Camille Flammarion