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love
  • n  a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    his love for his work
    children need a lot of love
  • n  any object of warm affection or devotion;
    the theater was her first love
  • n  a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
  • n  a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
    their love left them indifferent to their surroundings
    she was his first love
  • n  a score of zero in tennis or squash
    it was 40 love
  • n  sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
    his lovemaking disgusted her
    he hadn't had any love in months
    he has a very complicated love life
  • v  have a great affection or liking for
    I love French food
    She loves her boss and works hard for him
  • v  get pleasure from
    I love cooking
  • v  be enamored or in love with
    She loves her husband deeply
  • v  have sexual intercourse with
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love-in-a-mist
  • n  tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed
  • n  chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
  • n  European garden plant having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers
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love-in-idleness
  • n  a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
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love-in-winter
  • n  Eurasian herb with white or pinkish flowers in a terminal corymb
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love-lies-bleeding
  • n  young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
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love-philter
  • n  a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
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love-philtre
  • n  a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
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love-potion
  • n  a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
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love-song
  • n  a song about love or expressing love for another person
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love apple
  • n  native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
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love bite
  • n  a temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover
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love feast
  • n  a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants
  • n  a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
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love grass
  • n  any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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love knot
  • n  a stylized or decorative knot used as an emblem of love
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love letter
  • n  a personal letter to a loved one expressing affection
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love life
  • n  sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
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