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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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Thomas and Jeanroy, still in love and still living together, told the newspaper they thought the marriage wouldn't be binding if they didn't validate it back home.
a new love for Oprah Winfrey; bad marital news for Katie Couric; trouble in March for Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise; Sharon Stone and Lisa Kudrow will have kids; Kathie Lee Gifford "drops a bombshell on Regis Philbin in the spring"; George Clooney weds; and Julia Roberts falls in love yet again "later in the year.