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hugs

verb
present tense third-person singular of hug

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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hugs

noun
plural of hug

Synonyms & Antonyms of hugs (Entry 2 of 2)

as in embraces, clinches

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“Hugs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hugs. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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