Word of the Month – Caress

ca·ress
/kəˈrɛs/ [kuh-res]

noun
1.
an act or gesture expressing affection, as an embrace or kiss, esp. a light stroking or touching.
–verb (used with object)
2.
to touch or pat gently to show affection.
3.
to touch, stroke, etc., lightly, as if in affection
4.
to treat with favor, kindness, etc.

This word comes all the way from 1605 – 15 in France and Italy meaning literally “dear”.

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