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nuzzleverb [I + adv/prep, T]

uk   /ˈnʌz.əl/  us   /ˈnʌz.əl/
to touch, rub, or press something or someone gently and/or in a way that shows your love, especially with the head or nose, usually with small repeated movements: My dog came and nuzzled my foot to try and cheer me up. The kittens like to nuzzle up against/up to their mother.
(Definition of nuzzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nuzzleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈnʌz·əl/
to touch, rub, or press someone gently and affectionately, esp. with the head or nose: [T] She loved to nuzzle her dog and scratch him behind the ears.
(Definition of nuzzle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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