the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Syn: ↑embrace, ↑embracing
Derivationally related forms: ↑embrace, ↑embrace (for: ↑embracing), ↑embrace (for: ↑embrace)
clasp, ↑clench, ↑clutch, ↑clutches, ↑grasp, ↑grip, ↑hold
Hyponyms: ↑cuddle, ↑nestle, ↑snuggle, ↑hug, ↑clinch, ↑squeeze

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