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English verb: knead

1. knead (contact) make uniform

SamplesKnead dough.
Work the clay until it is soft.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)manipulate

Narrower (hyponym)masticate, proof

Verb groupcrop, cultivate, work, work

2. knead (contact) manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

SamplesShe rubbed down her child with a sponge.

Synonymsmassage, rub down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)manipulate


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