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Synonyms of hug

Noun


1. hug, clinch, squeeze, embrace, embracing, embracement

usage: a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"

Verb


1. embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze, clasp

usage: squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"

2. hug, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: fit closely or tightly; "The dress hugged her hips"

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