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kiss verb

ADV. gently, lightly | lovingly, softly, tenderly | deeply, fiercely, firmly, hard, hungrily, passionately, soundly, violently | briefly, quickly | lingeringly, long He kissed her long and hard on the mouth.

VERB + KISS bend to, stoop to He bent to kiss her again. | try to | let sb

PREP. on She let him kiss her lightly on the cheek.

PHRASES kiss and cuddle The love-struck pair have been spotted kissing and cuddling at parties. | kiss sb full on the lips/mouth, kiss sb goodbye/goodnight, kiss goodbye to sth (figurative) Well, you can kiss goodbye to your chances of promotion.