carezzare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

carezza +‎ -are

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.retˈt͡sa.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: ca‧rez‧zà‧re

Verb[edit]

carezzàre (first-person singular present carézzo, first-person singular past historic carezzài, past participle carezzàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to stroke gently; to caress
    Synonyms: sfiorare, accarezzare, palpare, lisciare, palpeggiare
  2. to coddle, to spoil (someone), to treat with excessive indulgence
  3. to indulge one's mind in something; to entertain; to toy with (an idea, etc.)
    Synonyms: accarezzare, desiderare, vagheggiare
  4. to contemplate

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