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Present participle for snuggle up to
“His habit was to tug her into his embrace, nuzzle into her neck and stroke his hands across her stomach.”
Present participle for rub or push against gently with the nose and mouth
“He bent down and gently nuzzled my neck, making me jump back a bit in surprise.”
Present participle for to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
Present participle for to clasp (someone or each other) in the arms with affection
Present participle for to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
A gentle or loving touch
“I leant into the embrace, nuzzling into the comforting warmth of my only friend.”
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