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Synonyms of 'dandle'

(verb) 
Definition
to move (a young child) up and down on one's knee
Synonyms
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dance
They like to dance to the music on the radio.
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toy (with)
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pet
A woman sat petting a cocker spaniel.
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toss
The small boat tossed about in the high seas like a cork.
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cradle
I cradled her in my arms.
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caress
They kissed and caressed one another.
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fondle
He took the child from her mother and fondled her.
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give a knee ride

Additional synonyms

in the sense of caress
Definition
to touch gently and affectionately
They kissed and caressed one another.
Synonyms
in the sense of cradle
Definition
to hold gently as if in a cradle
I cradled her in my arms.
in the sense of dance
Definition
to move the feet and body rhythmically in time to music
They like to dance to the music on the radio.
Synonyms
hop,
jig,
bob up and down,
cut a rug (informal)

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