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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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Kusum's father later confessed that they were opposed to her love affair hence they eliminated her in the name of saving the family pride.
At a meeting of 18 khaps of western Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the leaders declared that girls from the community must not use these social networking sites and must also avoid getting involved in love affairs.
When asked by police interrogators about the nature of their relationship, the couple admitted that they were having a love affair that resulted in a baby boy.
Drama and music pupils from Lichfield's private Cathedral School will retell the love affair between British aristocrat, artist and social rebel Nancy Cunard, of the Cunard Line shipping family, and black American jazz pianist and composer Henry Crowder.
The love affair has since become a thriving business that earned the indefatigable Loraine the NFU Cymru/ NatWest award of Woman Farmer of the Year last year.
Its success in our poll only goes to further support the British love affair with the drop-top.
It was sold alongside two wills, written paper work, family trees and newspaper cuttings which are claimed to prove the love affair.
He spoke about his love affair with Liverpool when they were dominating Europe in the 1970s and 80s.
Eventually Jade meets Sebastian and his little son and their friendship turns into a love affair.
My Love Affair With The French" is a thoroughly engaging, inherently fascinating, superbly written memoir and highly recommended for community library American Biography collections.
Loving The Machine: The Art And Science Of Japanese Robots is a fascinating and informative tribute to Japanese popular culture and its love affair with humanoid robots ranging from anime's Astro Boy to automatons imagined in speculative fiction to have existed in the Edo period of Japanese history.
The Jacobean mansion was once owned by the Holte family, and it is said that many years ago one of their members suspected his wife of conducting a love affair with a servant.