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Affectionate MomentsPlay
Use 'caress' in scenarios where intimacy and care are shown, not in casual touches. SlideThe mother's caress soothed the crying child.
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Not for ObjectsPlay
'Caress' is mostly for living things. It feels odd to use it for inanimate objects. SlideShe caressed the kitten, not the book.
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Positive EmotionPlay
The word carries positive feelings and should be used in a loving or caring context. SlideHis caress showed his deep affection for her.