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forepaw, hind paw
1‘their offspring were yammering and pawing each other’
poke, handle carelessly, handle clumsily, handle roughly, finger, thumb, pull, grab, maul, manhandle, mangle, mess up
2‘some Casanova had tried to paw her’
fondle, feel, maul, molest
informal grope, feel up, touch up, goose
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