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Snuggle   /snˈəgəl/   Listen
Snuggle

noun
1.
A close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace.  Synonyms: cuddle, nestle.






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"Snuggle" Quotes from Famous Books



... drew away, and there was nothing for him but to snuggle down with a buzz and a grumble among the wet bluebells and wait for daybreak, for sobriety and with it ...
— Patsy • S. R. Crockett

... than anything else, the children liked to snuggle close to their companion while he told them wonderful stories until it was time for him ...
— Chico: the Story of a Homing Pigeon • Lucy M. Blanchard

... all out, Joe," said Jasper affectionately, who couldn't stop patting his back. Frick flew over to the opposite side and let Joel snuggle up to the old gentleman. "I'm ...
— Five Little Peppers and their Friends • Margaret Sidney

... quilts served a very useful purpose that winter. Patty's Place for all its many virtues, had its faults also. It was really a rather cold house; and when the frosty nights came the girls were very glad to snuggle down under Mrs. Lynde's quilts, and hoped that the loan of them might be accounted unto her for righteousness. Anne had the blue room she had coveted at sight. Priscilla and Stella had the large one. Phil ...
— Anne Of The Island • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... to Kate. "If I'm not grateful to you for getting me into a place like this. I wouldn't give it up for all the school-teaching in the world. I'm going to snuggle right in here, and make myself so useful I won't have to leave until I die. I hope you won't turn me out when ...
— A Daughter of the Land • Gene Stratton-Porter

... asleep. I am on my knees looking ahead. Suddenly with rush of wind and clatter of hoofs, we enter the gloom of a forest and the road begins to climb. I see the hills on the right. I catch the sound of wheels on a bridge. I am cold. I snuggle down under the robes and the gurgle of ice-bound water is fused with ...
— A Son of the Middle Border • Hamlin Garland

... conduct. She turned to the window, biting her lips-angry and despairing. She would never—never get used to her position; it was no good! And again she had the longing of her dream, to tuck her face away into that coat, smell the scent of the frieze, snuggle in, be protected, and forget. 'If I had been that poor lonely little woman,' she thought, 'and had lost everything, I should have gone into the water. I should have rushed and jumped. It's only ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy

... with great fairness—the soft pieces to Narcissa, the bones to Almira—and helps herself last. They must not touch their food till she has cooled it for them, however much Almira may cock her ears, and the cat snuggle up to her mistress's shoulder. They ...
— Timar's Two Worlds • Mr Jkai

... anywhere, so long as I am working with you," he answered. It was much as a faithful dog would wag his tail and snuggle up for a ...
— The Cab of the Sleeping Horse • John Reed Scott

... out of bed long before daylight to see if the great sticks of birch had done their duty and burned all night; should, unluckily, the fire be out he lost no time in rekindling it with birch-bark and cypress branches, placed heavier pieces on the mounting flame, and ran back to snuggle under the brown woollen blankets and patchwork quilt till the comforting warmth once more filled ...
— Maria Chapdelaine - A Tale of the Lake St. John Country • Louis Hemon



Words linked to "Snuggle" :   pose, place, position, embracing, put, embracement, lay, snuggling, embrace, hold close, set, hold tight, clutch, cling to



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