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hug

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hug

verb

Definition of HUG

1
to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune <she hugged herself for having made a killing on the investment>
Related Words applaud, cheer, commend, hail, salute; extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, praise
2
to put one's arms around and press tightly <Grandma hugged the grandchildren good-bye>

February 27, 2015
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