Word usage examples
Alias picked up the small creature, petted it briery, then dropped it outside the window.
He could catch his breath while he petted the bristly back of the spider who was leading them, he hoped, toward her mistress and his mate.
The spider meeped softly at this mention of her name, and Muffy petted her bristly pelt.
For that he must thank his father, because he believed her poor brothy brain still grasped that he was her golden boy, her darling son, petted and possessed into becoming a life-serving prisoner.
He reached over and petted it without thinking, and the fluffball began purring so loudly that it sounded like an engine.
Wes petted him distractedly, then schlumped into the kitchen, turning on the light, checking for dog shit.
He was fond of being noticed and petted, stretching out his limbs in succession to be scratched, drawing himself up so that his ribs might be reached by the finger, closing his eyes during the operation, and evincing his satisfaction by grimaces irresistibly ludicrous.
On the other hand, naturally ferocious animals, such as the lynx, become docile and tolerate being petted and handled when their amygdalas are extirpated.
The clothes she was wearing were expensive designer models, her hair, her hands, everything about her proclaimed that Clarissa was an adored, petted woman whose single most important preoccupation in life was herself and her own needs.
Do you remember what name my late husband used to call you when he petted you?