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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpettingpet‧ting /ˈpetɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  1 the activity of kissing and touching someone as part of a sexual activity heavy petting2 the action of touching and moving your hand gently over an animal pet2
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pettingShe hadn't enjoyed the heavy petting that her peers took for granted.P'raps he just wants a bit of mutual petting.Hers had been the generation of petting.
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