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noun, 1. light positive motivation intended to promote advancement

2. abrupt intimate (sometimes borderline sexual) contact intended to promote enthusiasm--usually very inappropriate, see Salvadore in the film Couples Retreat for reference
The girl's grades were failing, so her friends decided to take her out to eat as encouragement.

In the aerobics class, the all-testosterone instructor went around squeezing girls' hips, giving backrubs, and firm pats on their lower backs as encouragement.
by Xiao Fang July 09, 2010

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