affectionate


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feeling and expressing affection

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having or displaying warmth or affection

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Bradley relies mainly on epigraphic evidence to demonstrate that the relationship between nurse and nursling was affectionate, and frequently extended into the latter's adulthood.
LOS ANGELES -- Fox Searchlight Pictures President Peter Rice announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights to the BBC Films/Wasted Talent production CONFETTI, a sharp and affectionate comedy featuring an ensemble of UK comedic talents.
Behind closed doors my boyfriend is affectionate, but when we're out - with friends or on our own - he won't hold my hand or kiss.
The couple, who split in March after being together for four years, attended the Los Angeles premiere of 'In Time', where they were seen getting affectionate towards each other.
In a clear allusion to the child abuse scandal, he said teaching should be carried out in an atmosphere of "respectful and affectionate trust".
The types are very familiar, the sendup is decidedly affectionate, and the puns are to wince at.
An RSPCA spokeswoman said: "Wallace and Gromit are affectionate cats who love being cuddled and groomed.
A dog so warm, affectionate, who asks for so very little in return
The poll of 2, 500 parents for baby product manufacturer Johnson's suggests today's mothers and fathers are more affectionate to their babies than ever before.
His was (and, to judge by the seven canvases in this recent show, primarily continues to be) an aesthetic in which the process of representation is tempered with affectionate ridicule.
In this work of contrasts, steely calm alternates with life-saving operating room theatrics, cerebral stillness with deafening sound (the company provided packaged ear plugs; sunglasses also would have been useful), safe and minimalist movements with violent chair flinging, affectionate gesture with threatening blows, and high-speed projections juxtaposed with a perfectly calm and still dancer standing front and center--becoming part of the landscape, moving into and through it.
Preston Stubbs, now at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand, and his colleagues at the University of Florida in Gainesville, neutered cats were significantly more affectionate and less aggressive than intact animals.