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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.
Philip put his arm round her waist and kissed her lips.
Then Christine kissed me, for the first time, herself, here, on the forehead--don't look, daroga
She threw her arms around the Lion's neck and kissed him, patting his big head tenderly.
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.
I liked him, and I liked being kissed," she answered, as if that only added more difficulties to her problem.
I only kissed her once in my life--no, no, don't laugh
I gave her the eight francs and asked her to take care of the money because I could get no more; and then I kissed her and said that she was not to suppose I kissed her with any evil motives or because I was in love with her, for that I did so solely out of pity for her, and because from the first I had not accounted her as guilty so much as unfortunate.
It was two weeks before her mother died that I had kissed Marie; and when the clergyman preached that sermon the children were all on my side.