Definition of Caressive

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caressive

careline
carelines
careme
caremes
carer
carers
cares
caresite
caress
caressed
caresser
caressers
caresses
caressing
caressingly
caressive (current term)
caressively
carest
caret
caret notation
caretake
caretaken
caretaker
caretakers
caretakes
caretaking
caretakings
careth
caretlike
caretook

Literary usage of Caressive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sexual life of the child by Albert Moll (1919)
"We cannot dispute the truth of the statement made by various authors, that in these caressive inclinations sexual elements are intermingled. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1899)
"I do not know; I only know that to one who watches thus, caressive and personal becomes his hold upon the full-blown flower of the day; it has opened under ..."

3. Poetica Erotica: A Collection of Rare and Curious Amatory Verse by Thomas Robert Smith (1921)
"Ah! she whose wise caressive fingers strike Your heart-strings and the cithara alike! By what love-potion is your passion fanned, What is the magic of that ..."

4. Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1861)
"... neither sprightly nor gloomy, but thoughtful and intelligent; his address is neither caressive nor repulsive, but unaffectedly civil and decorous; ..."

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