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bear-hug

verb

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to put one's arms around and press tightly
  • elated team members bear-hugging everyone in sight

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The first known use of bear-hug was in 1837

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“Bear-hug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bear-hug. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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