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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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Her parents, her brother, her sister, her extended family, her neighbours and friends the staff and students at her schools, her doctors and nurses, they all gave practical, abiding and sacrificial love, as a gift, expecting nothing from her in return.
And so, in the middle of this Gay and Lesbian History month, we remember the history of sacrificial love.
The intrusion of the state into domestic situations where good will, sacrificial love and a host of other positive contributions are being made by parents and children is alarming, unnecessary and unacceptable in a modern democracy.
His obedient and sacrificial love led him on Friday to the execution cross.
How have we seen the sacrificial love of God revealed by the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ?
Ben Power has adapted Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet text to give us an emotional, tender and utterly gripping account of old age and sacrificial love.
Jesus' resurrection is a promise of our resurrection, his life is a model for our lives and his death, his dying well, even in terrible pain, is an example of sacrificial love which overcomes selfishness, fear and the need for safety to bring healing, wholeness, peace and the promise of eternal life to those he calls his friends.
A concluding statement by David Smith embraces three central themes: (1) Muslim converts have seen and experienced sacrificial love shown by Christians; (2) Muslim converts have read some portion of Scripture; and (3) Muslim converts have experienced a special manifestation of the power of Christ.
No Greater Love" is based on actual events and real people as it explores and illustrates the theme of sacrificial love.
They have a new appreciation of the sacrificial love that went into their own upbringing.
Thus, for May, the center of Christ's redemptive work was his sacrificial love.