Hug vs Imbrace - What's the difference?
As a noun hug
is younger sister.
As a verb imbrace is
An affectionate close embrace.
(obsolete) To crouch; huddle as with cold.
To cling closely together.
To embrace by holding closely, especially in the arms.
To stay close to (the shore etc.)
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Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=We toted in the wood and got the fire going nice and comfortable. Lord James still set in one of the chairs and Applegate had cabbaged the other and was hugging
(figurative) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
- We hug deformities if they bear our names.
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