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  • noun Plural form of bearhug.


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  • She emerged nearly four hours later with her smile intact, and bearhugs aplenty for family and friends.

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  • Diego Milito, left out of the starting line-up, leaps up out of the dug-out and bearhugs Maradona.

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  • Most dropped weapons, crossed the line for backslapping bearhugs; after which we regained positions, checked that all were ready, and we swept over them in the final assault.

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  • I remember frequent bearhugs and the scrape of a beard that could never quite be shaved; I can see flashes of my first Christmas; I have a glimpse of his delight when I took a first step on my first birthday.


  • Capitol Visitor Center and some European rabbis and imams were exchanging bearhugs.

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  • Lieutenant Yaron charges full-speed down the firing platform and bearhugs Ofir from behind.

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  • When the team scores again seconds later on a two-point conversion, teammates wrap each other and their coaches in bearhugs.

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  • They're the quintessential cinematic buddy pairing, and while we're definitely sure we don't want a gangster and his bling-loving sidekick sound like an obvious pair, but not when said hood distributes bearhugs-of-bliss and the sidekick proves to be an irresistibly good-natured drunk.

  • "If we had had a few more minutes, everything would have been all right and you would have come and given me one of your big bearhugs."

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  • Just made a comment to another officer "slap me if it hurts" as he bearhugs him … I think I am going to like this show.

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