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A word or act expressing affection
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  1. A word or act expressing affection
  2. An endearing or being endeared; affection
  3. The act or process of endearing, of causing (something or someone) to be loved or to be the object of affection.
Strong liking for or interest in something
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  1. Strong liking for or interest in something
  2. An expression of one's love or affection
  3. An expression of one's affection:
The quality of being fond
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  1. The quality of being fond
  2. Tender or doting affection
  3. An inclination; taste
The quality or condition of being friends.
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  1. The quality or condition of being friends.
  2. Friendly feeling or attitude; friendliness
  3. Friendliness; good will:
Fondness; affection
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  1. Fondness; affection
  2. A like; a predilection.
  3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
The means by which something is physically attached.
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  1. The means by which something is physically attached.
  2. A bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard.
  3. The seizure or freezing of property by court order while an action is pending so that its ownership can be determined, it can be secured to be sold to satisfy a judgment, or its sale or transfer can be prevented so that any future judgment arising from the action may later be secured or satisfied. See also garnishment and replevin.
A preconceived liking; partiality or preference (for)
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  1. A preconceived liking; partiality or preference (for)
  2. Condition of favoring or liking; tendency towards; proclivity; predisposition.
  3. A special liking for something; a preference.
Sympathetic, cordial, or affectionate feelings or nature
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  1. Sympathetic, cordial, or affectionate feelings or nature
  2. Excitement or intensity, especially of emotion.
  3. Excitement or vigor of feeling; enthusiasm, ardor, zeal, etc.
Courage; resolution; fortitude:
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  1. Courage; resolution; fortitude:
  2. Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
  3. Love; affection:
A special fondness; a predilection:
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  1. A special fondness; a predilection:
  2. Prejudice or bias in favor of something.
  3. Preference, bias in favor of, tendency.
An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
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  1. An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
  2. Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
  3. Strong love or affection
Intense heat; fire
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  1. Intense heat; fire
  2. Emotional warmth; passion
  3. Intensity of emotion, especially strong desire, enthusiasm, or devotion.
A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
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  1. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  2. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  3. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
A particular point or aspect; respect:
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  1. A particular point or aspect; respect:
  2. Good wishes; respects; affection
  3. Respect, affection, or esteem:
A thing or person desired
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  1. A thing or person desired
  2. The feeling of wanting to have something or wishing that something will happen.
  3. An object of such feeling or passion:
The state of being mean or stingy
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  1. The state of being mean or stingy
  2. (Mathematics) The shortest path between two vertices in a graph
  3. The state of being friends
A kind act or kindly treatment
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  1. A kind act or kindly treatment
  2. An instance of kind behavior:
  3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
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  1. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
  2. One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind
  3. Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
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  1. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
  2. A cause of concern:
  3. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
A tender or sentimental feeling:
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  1. A tender or sentimental feeling:
  2. A weak or vulnerable point:
  3. (Idiomatic) A sentimental fondness or affection.
A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
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  1. A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
  2. An abnormal condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, inflammation, environmental factors, or genetic defect, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs, symptoms, or both.
  3. A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
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  1. Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
  2. A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
An unwholesome condition:
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  1. An unwholesome condition:
  2. A disease; illness; sickness
Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
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  1. Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
  2. The seizure or freezing of property by court order while an action is pending so that its ownership can be determined, it can be secured to be sold to satisfy a judgment, or its sale or transfer can be prevented so that any future judgment arising from the action may later be secured or satisfied. See also garnishment and replevin.
  3. The means by which something is physically attached.
An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
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  1. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
  2. One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind
  3. Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
The quality of being fond
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  1. The quality of being fond
  2. Tender or doting affection
  3. An inclination; taste
Fondness; affection
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  1. Fondness; affection
  2. A like; a predilection.
  3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
A feeling of brotherhood and good will toward other people
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  1. A feeling of brotherhood and good will toward other people
  2. An expression of one's love or affection
  3. An expression of one's affection:
Quality, state, or instance of being loyal
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  1. Quality, state, or instance of being loyal
  2. A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
  3. Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
Ability to experience affects: feelings, emotions, judgement, motivations, etc.
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  1. Ability to experience affects: feelings, emotions, judgement, motivations, etc.
A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling:
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  1. A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling:
  2. Any specific feeling; any of various complex reactions with both mental and physical manifestations, as love, hate, fear, anger, etc.
  3. Strong feeling; excitement
An awareness or impression:
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  1. An awareness or impression:
  2. The sense of touch:
  3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
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  1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  2. Tender or romantic feeling:
  3. Susceptibility to feeling or to emotional appeal; sensibility
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