embracement

Definitions of embracement
  1. noun
    the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    synonyms: embrace, embracing
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    types:
    cuddle, nestle, snuggle
    a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    clinch, hug, squeeze
    a tight or amorous embrace
    type of:
    clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
    the act of grasping
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