caress
noun
1. (light touch) 
While her boyfriend was away, she longed for the loving look in his eyes and his caress.Cuando su novio estaba lejos, anhelaba su mirada cariñosa y sus caricias.
b. el apapacho (M) (Latin America) 
Her kisses and caresses were beginning to arouse him.Sus besos y apapachos empezaban a excitarlo.
transitive verb
2. (to touch lightly) 
a. acariciar 
When he returned home, he caressed his girlfriend on the cheek and gave her a kiss.Cuando volvió a casa, le acarició la mejilla a su novia y le dio un beso.
b. apapachar (Latin America) 
Her grandson sat on her lap and she caressed his head.Su nieto estaba sentado en sus faldas y ella le apapachaba la cabeza.
caress
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la caricia (F) 
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. acariciar 
caress [kəˈres]
noun
caricia (f)
transitive verb
acariciar
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