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caressive

[kuh-res-iv] /kəˈrɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling a caress:
caressive words; a caressive breeze.
2.
characterized by or given to caresses.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; caress + -ive
Related forms
caressively, adverb
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