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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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For years she had kissed him only when he returned from voyages or departed on voyages.
He did not know why Frenchmen always kissed ladies on the nuque.
After prayers she said she would go straight to bed, and she kissed Mrs.
"I tell you I kissed her just like that, on her forehead...
...and I kissed her feet...her little feet...crying.
She threw her arms around the Lion's neck and kissed him, patting his big head tenderly.
Suddenly she jumped up onto a tub to be higher than he, embraced him so that both her slender bare arms clasped him above his neck, and, tossing back her hair, kissed him full on the lips.
Come, come, now," he went on, becoming jocose, as soon as Hetty had kissed her aunt and the old man, "Adam wants a kiss too, I'll warrant, and he's a right to one now."
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.
"He kissed me," she said without any change of tone.
Personally," she continued, breaking into a smile, "I think it's worth it; I don't mind being kissed; I'm rather jealous, I believe, that Mr.
I only kissed her once in my life--no, no, don't laugh!" The prince hastened to suppress the smiles of his audience at this point.