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To examine through the sense of touch
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“The old woman ran her hands over the ball in the flickering light, as a woman would stroke her cat.”
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Present participle for to praise or compliment, typically excessively or insincerely
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“Be positive and stroke his ego when he's showing signs of low self-esteem.”
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(euphemistic) Present participle for to have intimate relations with someone
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Present participle for to act in an obsequious way
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Putting or driving
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Present participle for to compliment someone, especially for an achievement
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(typography) Present participle for to make a typeface have a thicker or heavier stroke
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Present participle for to hit or attack (someone) very violently
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Present participle for to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Present participle for to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate
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Present participle for mix by pressing
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Present participle for to move across or through a given point
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Present participle for make way through water using arms, legs
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Present participle for make or shape by cutting a hard material such as wood
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Present participle for make or become sharp or sharper
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Present participle for to recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
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Present participle for to mark items on a list
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Present participle for to blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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A quick, energetic massage
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A sensation that tickles
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A gentle or loving touch
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Formal or official praise or acknowledgment
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