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stroking

verb
present participle of stroke

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1 to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner
  • the young mother gently stroked the sleeping child's brow and then leaned over and kissed him

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“Stroking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stroking. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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