palm

noun
1 flat part of the front of your hand
ADJECTIVE
soft
sweaty
warm
flat, open
upturned
outstretched
left, right
VERB + PALM
hold up, raise

He held up a palm for silence.

extend
open, spread

He spread his palms in a gesture of openness.

cup

He cupped his empty palms together.

lay, place, put, rest

He went over to the wall and placed his palm on it.

press

I pressed my palm to the wound to stop the bleeding.

slam, slap

She slapped her palm against the desk in anger.

rub, wipe

He rubbed his palms against his jeans.

run

He ran his palm up and down Holly's shoulder.

read

She read people's palms and told fortunes.

PALM + VERB
sweat
face

Hold out your arms with your palms facing down.

rest

His right palm was resting against my neck.

PALM + NOUN
reader, reading
print
PREPOSITION
against your palms

The metal felt hot against my palms.

between your palms

He took her hand between his palms and squeezed it.

in your palm

He showed me the coins in his palm.

2 tree
ADJECTIVE
coconut, date, oil
fan
potted
PALM + NOUN
tree
branch, frond, kernel, leaf
grove
fruit, oil
wine

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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