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hug

verb

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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

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2 to put one's arms around and press tightly
  • Grandma hugged the grandchildren good-bye

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“Hug.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hug. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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