caressive
adjective see caress II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • caressive — caressively, adv. /keuh res iv/, adj. 1. of the nature of or resembling a caress: caressive words; a caressive breeze. 2. characterized by or given to caresses. [1795 1805; CARESS + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • caressive — caressing caressing caressive caressiveadj. showing love. caressing words [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caressive — ca·ress·ive …   English syllables

  • caressive — …   Useful english dictionary

  • caressing — caressive caressiveadj. showing love. caressing words [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • amatory — Synonyms and related words: admiring, amative, amorous, aphrodisiac, ardent, attracted, caressive, coquettish, coy, desirous, erotic, flirtatious, flirty, impassioned, lascivious, loverlike, loverly, passionate, sexual, yearning …   Moby Thesaurus

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