Touch or stroke gently or lovingly: she caressed the girl’s forehead figurative a gentle breeze caressed his skin (as adjective caressing) his caressing touch
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- When he finally reached it he touched its snow white feathers and caressed it gently.
- She was dressed in pale pink silk, her gown gently caressing the floor and her head adorned with a dainty, bejewelled crown.
- He smiled at me and pulled me to him, stroking my hair and caressing my face.
A gentle or loving touch.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- With a caress far more gentle than any silk, he touched her tiny lips with his fingers after he lay her back down in the crib.
- She turned back to face him, as she felt his hand on her shoulder, his touch as light as the gentle caress of a flower.
- A soft sound, maybe a laugh, then fingers touched the nape of my neck in a gentle caress.
- Oraciones de ejemplo
- He ran his fingers caressingly over his hair again.
- The serviceable yet soft material fell over her skin caressingly.
- I watch as he slides one hand vertically along the desk - slowly, caressingly.
Mid 17th century: from French caresser (verb), caresse (noun), from Italian carezza, based on Latin carus 'dear'.
Palabras que riman con caressacquiesce, address, assess, Bess, bless, bouillabaisse, cess, chess, coalesce, compress, confess, convalesce, cress, deliquesce, digress, dress, duchesse, duress, effervesce, effloresce, evanesce, excess, express, fess, finesse, fluoresce, guess, Hesse, impress, incandesce, intumesce, jess, largesse, less, manageress, mess, ness, noblesse, obsess, oppress, outguess, phosphoresce, politesse, possess, press, priestess, princess, process, profess, progress, prophetess, regress, retrogress, stress, success, suppress, tendresse, top-dress, transgress, tress, tristesse, underdress, vicomtesse, yes
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División en sílabas: ca·ress
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