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Instances of touching, holding and physical contact

touch

noun

the action of putting your hand or part of your body on someone or something

contact

noun

a situation in which people or things touch each other

hold

noun

the fact that you are holding someone or something

grip

noun

a firm strong hold

tap

noun

the action or sound of touching someone or something gently

handling

noun

the way in which you touch, use, or deal with something, especially with your hands

clutch

noun

a firm hold that you have on someone or something, usually because you are afraid or in pain, or do not want to lose them

pat

noun

the action of gently touching someone or something several times with a flat hand

grasp

noun

a very tight hold of someone or something

brush

noun

a very gentle movement against something

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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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