- caress le hizo una caricia al perro she stroked the dog le hizo una caricia al niño she stroked the child's face ( o cheek etc) sentía la caricia del sol en su piel he could feel the sun caressing his skin [literary/literario]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.