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love

(Affection), noun adoration, ardor, attachment, attraction, cherishing, closeness, craving, crush, desire, devotedness, devotion, emotion, enchantment, esteem, fancy, fervor, flame, fondness, friendship, intimacy, like, liking, longing, mutual attraction, passion, rapture, regard, sentiment, tender passion, true love, wanting, warmth, weakness, yearning
Associated concepts: marriage ceremonies, same-sex marriages

love

(Penchant), noun affection, avocation, consummng interest, dedication, devotion, effort, inclination, likening for an interest, passion, predilection, pursuit, relished interest, vocation, zest for an effort
See also: affection, affinity, predilection, regard
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The one favoured by men in the Operation Shelter case has been labelled 'the boyfriend model' and sees devious men convincing younger girls that they are in a loving relationship.
There is also a theory that people who are in loving relationships may experience neuro-hormonal changes that have positive effects on the body, including the cardiovascular system," Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Julie Damp, said.
He said: "It would appear to have been a good marriage and a loving relationship.
I'm sure you've had a close, loving relationship - and still will have if you stop acting like a jealous, over-possessive mother.
Paula Sutton, county council early years library co-ordinator, said: "Everyone enjoys a cuddle, and sharing a book with a child is a special time that helps to build a strong and loving relationship, good language and listening skills and, above all, it's fun.
A department status report that Ray obtained after she made her complaint in June said that the children's mother seemed to have a loving relationship with them, that the house was clean when social workers arrived for unannounced visits and that there were no safety concerns involving her.
Commitment phobes, fed-up singletons and those just stuck in a rut are all welcome to Sinead's Loving Relationship Therapy (LRT) sessions.
She forms an especially loyal and loving relationship with Queen Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary).
Sadly, I left the church when I learned the monsignor didn't approve the "sin" of our loving relationship.
A truly heartwarming and entertaining story Raising You Alone presents the loving relationship of a parent and child through many day-today situations.
On the matter of marriage I seem to recall (from Religious Knowledge classes) that it is the couple's agreement to live in a loving relationship that confers marriage upon them.
This special is aimed at raising awareness among teens that not "everyone" is having sex and that you don't have to be sexually active to be popular or in a loving relationship.