osculation


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Synonyms for osculation

the act or an instance of kissing

Synonyms for osculation

(mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent

the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

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Morris further explained that in kissing a girl whose experience with osculation is limited, it is a good thing to work up to the kissing of the lips.
but the main prayers are three: the morning, sunset and evening prayers in which the worshipper takes the sun as an osculation and washes their hands and faces before praying.
And then along came George Clooney to top them both when he auctioned mouth to mouth osculation for PS350,000.
Observe the matriarchal osculation of yuletide anthropomorphism
13) Here is my translation of the poem apropos of the twiggy ends of the Tree of Knowledge: One conjures a preferred osculation Longed for throughout one's existence, A transitory exigency authenticated corporeally.