He would threaten, cajole, flirt, flatter, hug, and get the bill passed.
Said goodbye to Cindy, he gave me a hug, and he said, "We fought the good fight, we did all we could do."
“A hug: a request I was not expecting,” he writes before describing his embrace with her.
Besides the hug, he took the time out of his obviously busy schedule and it was a very special moment.
Other petitions are more lighthearted, like the one asking that President Obama hug Mitt Romney.
Added to this it was raw and cold, which had the effect of causing the inhabitants of the big kraal to hug their firesides.
And then Mike came tearing up and gave him a hug and a pat on the back.
He's gone up to his room, I'm sure—I'll just surprise him with a hug and my hands over his eyes like we used to do years ago.
He became greatly alarmed, and got rid of his sister's hug definitely.
It belongs not to the blessed season and genius of youth, to hug to its heart useless and unavailing griefs.
1560s, hugge "to embrace," of unknown origin; perhaps from Old Norse hugga "to comfort," from hugr "courage, mood," from Proto-Germanic *hugjan, related to Old English hycgan "to think, consider," Gothic hugs "mind, soul, thought." Other have noted the similarity in some senses to German hegen "to foster, cherish," originally "to enclose with a hedge." Related: Hugged; hugging. The noun was originally (1610s) a hold in wrestling. Meaning "affectionate embrace" is from 1650s.