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caressive

[ kuh-res-iv ]
/ kəˈrɛs ɪv /
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adjective
of the nature of or resembling a caress: caressive words; a caressive breeze.
characterized by or given to caresses.
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Origin of caressive

First recorded in 1795–1805; caress + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM caressive

ca·ress·ive·ly, adverb

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