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  Words related to pet

Related / Similar Words: positron emission tomography, PET, darling, favorite, favourite, dearie, deary, ducky, favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), preferred

 

Definition:
  • using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain);
  • a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement;
  • a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight);
  • a special loved one;
  • stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking;
  • stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb";
  • preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child";

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    Hyponyms: chosen, macushla, mollycoddle, teacher's pet, canoodle, gentle, neck, make out

     

    Derivational Morphology: darling, favorite, favourite, dearie, deary, ducky, petter, fondler, caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling

     

     
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