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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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I was 6 years old when I first saw and fell in love with the Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.
Although several of our senior citizens were reluctant to use the new technology at first, once they got the hang of it, they fell in love with the system and the convenience it provides.
A British prime minister (Hugh Grant) falls in love at first sight with an attractive assistant (Martine McCutcheon).