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noun Osculation
verb To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness
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'What is that?' he said, when he saw the kissing; and then he threw one of his slippers at their heads just as the Swineherd was taking his eighty-sixth kiss.
"Ask him if he will have ten kisses from the ladies of my court."
He put his arms round her massive waist and kissed her wet steamy lips.
"It was very unkind of you to refuse to kiss me last night."
"I tell you I kissed her just like that, on her forehead...
Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his; and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited.
Adam got up, blushing like a small maiden--great strong fellow as he was--and, putting his arm round Hetty stooped down and gently kissed her lips.
"And it is not long since a knight of the island of Rhodes that was hardy and valiant said that he would kiss her.
Men will want to kiss you, just as they'll want to marry you.
The children used to laugh at me, at first; and they even went so far as to throw stones at me, when they saw me kiss Marie.
I wish, now, you'd waked up when I kissed you -- I do, honest."
And with fury, as it were with passion, the murderer falls on the body, and drags it and hacks at it; so he covered her face and shoulders with kisses. She held his hand, and did not stir.