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Snuggle   Listen
verb
Snuggle  v. t.  (past & past part. snuggled; pres. part. snuggling)  To move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle.






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"Snuggle" Quotes from Famous Books



... washstand is you could see to read better when you are lying in bed. That would not do because the wall's all wrong said Mother. I said nothing more and she didn't either. I like much better to sleep on a sofa than in a bed, because I like to snuggle up against the back. I'm so glad Mother didn't notice anything. One has to be so frightfully careful not to give oneself ...
— A Young Girl's Diary • An Anonymous Young Girl

... up to me, an' all commence to call, "Oh, say, daddy, now it 's time to mek de shadders on de wall." So I puts my han's togethah—evah daddy knows de way,— An' de chillun snuggle closer roun' ...
— The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar • Paul Laurence Dunbar

... leanin's. There'll be a girl you'll want to snuggle right clost to.... G'-by, Parson, I'll keep my eyes ...
— Scattergood Baines • Clarence Budington Kelland

... sound. And he threw his leg over the window-sill and entered the room, intending to get into bed and snuggle away among the blankets while waiting, it was ...
— The Downfall • Emile Zola

... dot the purple, their tiny points of light serving only to emphasize its darkness, until the full moon swept up across the heavens, throwing its mystic silver light over all the land and adding tenfold to the empty loneliness of the veldt. Sleep was out of the question. He could only snuggle more closely into his blankets and wait for morning with what grace he could. The stopping of his physical action only increased the swiftness of his swirling thoughts which chased each other round ...
— On the Firing Line • Anna Chapin Ray and Hamilton Brock Fuller

... so many days and such various weather, must needs bow his head and lie down meekly on his side. The elephant and the beetle, equal now in a silent land where a vertebra and a red circulation counted for nothing, had to snuggle down where best they might, only a little less crowded than in ...
— Dream Days • Kenneth Grahame

... pretty creature was with every one, she had a marked preference for Anna. She did nothing to attract the dog: but she liked to stroke her and let her snuggle down in her lap, and see that she was fed, and she seemed to love her as much as she was capable of loving anything. One day the dog failed to get out of the way of a motor-car. She was run over almost under the very eyes ...
— Jean-Christophe Journey's End • Romain Rolland

... To-morrow's on the way. Soon—oh, soon! To-morrow's here when you fall asleep. Said 'em already, have you? Not another word from either of you. Not a whisper, ye grinning rascals! Cuddle down, little people of Christ's heart and leading. Snuggle close—closer yet, my children—that your arms may grow used to this loving. Another kiss from mother? Blessed Ones! A billion more, for nights and mornings, for all day long of all the years, waiting here on mother's lips. And now to sleep. Christmas is to-morrow. Hush! ...
— Christmas Eve at Swamp's End • Norman Duncan



Words linked to "Snuggle" :   cuddle, embracing, snuggling, place, clutch, lay, set, embrace, put



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