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Daemon
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nuzzle

(verb) Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

Synonyms: cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, snuggle

Usage: We nuzzled against each other to keep warm and quickly fell asleep.
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in my mind nuzzle or nuzzling has always been connotative of using ones nose to brush against another
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nuzzle
Definition: (verb) Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.
Synonyms: cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, snuggle
Usage: We nuzzled against each other to keep warm and quickly fell asleep.
Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
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monamagda wrote:
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You can use your muzzle to nuzzle. But in your quotation it is the wrong muzzle to do that.


აბა ყვავებს ვინ დაიჭერს, კარგო? გალიაში ბულბულები ზიან.
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to push gently

with my pleasure
Irma Crespo
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nuz·zle (nŭz′əl)
v. nuz·zled, nuz·zling, nuz·zles
v.tr.
1. To rub or push against gently with or as if with the nose or snout: stroked and nuzzled the kitten.
2. To root or move with the snout.
v.intr.
1. To make the rubbing or pressing motions with or as if with the nose or snout.
2. To nestle together.
[Middle English nose led, to bend down, perhaps a back-formation from nose lying, on the face, prostate, from nose, nose; see the nose.]
nuz′zler n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
nuzzle (ˈnʌzəl)
vb
1. to push or rub gently against the nose or snout
2. (intr) to nestle; lie close
3. (tr) to dig out with the snout
[C15: nose leg, from nose (n)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
nuzzle (ˈnʌz əl)

v. -zled, -zling,
n. v.i.
1. to burrow or root with the nose, snout, etc., as an animal does.
2. to thrust the nose, muzzle, etc.: The dog nuzzled up to its master.
3. to lie very close; cuddle or snuggle up.
v.t.
4. to root up with the nose or snout.
5. to touch or rub with the nose, muzzle, etc.
6. to thrust the nose, muzzle, snout, etc., against or into.
7. to thrust (the nose or head), as into something.
8. to lie very close to; cuddle or snuggle up to.
n.
9. an affectionate embrace.
[1375–1425; late Middle English nose led to grovel]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
nuzzle
Past participle: nuzzled
Gerund: nuzzling


Imperative
nuzzle
nuzzle
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Verb 1. nuzzle - move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
cuddle, draw close, nestle, snuggle, nest
cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch - hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
snuggle, nestle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
draw close - pull towards oneself; "He drew the crying child close"
2. nuzzle - rub noses
nose
caress, fondle - touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
3. nuzzle - dig out with the snout; "the pig nuzzled the truffle"
dig up, excavate, turn up - find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
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