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hugging

verb
present participle of hug

Synonyms & Antonyms of hugging

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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