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hugged

verb
past tense of hug

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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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hugest

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hugger-mugger

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“Hugged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hugged. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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