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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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MAKING love in a public place - like Joely Richardson and Sean Bean in Lady Chatterley's Lover.
We couldn't even wait to get all our clothes off and started making love when we were half-undressed.
There was a time when every studio exec would point to the failure of Making Love as absolute proof that films with gay characters or subject matter could not make money," says Rudnick.
INTERNET manager Tabitha Miles, 22, of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, can only last a week without making love with her sales rep boyfriend Jon Wills, 25.
So I'm not at all surprised you imagine making love to a woman while your boyfriend makes love to you.
And I'm proud to say that rather than making love once a month like when we were single, it's now more like once a day.
MAKING love outdoors, on a famous monument, for instance.
We hardly had time to get out of our clothes before we were making love between the lockers in the officers' changing room.
Up to her arms in suds, she turned and put her arms around my waist and we ended up making love on the kitchen table.
Restoring an antique chair is very much like making love to a beautiful young boy.