Love Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Love

A disposition to feel, do, or say; a propensity.
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To love greatly or honor highly; idolize
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Great love, devotion, and respect
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Passionate and tender devotion
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(Countable) Someone or something wished for.
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Concern for the feelings or welfare of others
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Attachment is defined as an additional piece of some type which connects to a specific kind of equipment.
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Passion is a strong feeling of love or enthusiasm, especially in the context of a sexual relationship.
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(Psychoanalysis) The life instinct, based on the libido, sublimated impulses, and self-preservation
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A beloved
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A romantic liking or interest:
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Infatuation is defined as an often short-lived, extreme attraction to someone.
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(Phrenology) The state or quality of being amative; propensity to love or sexual feelings.
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(Uncountable) Feeling of strong or fervent affection; dedication
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To be passionately devoted
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To be passionately devoted
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Yearning is a deep, and sometimes sad, desire.
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To be passionately devoted
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The act by which somebody or something is cherished.
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(Proper) A representation of Cupid as a naked, winged cherub, as on a valentine
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To be passionately devoted
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The definition of an emotion is a mental state that is spontaneous and does not come from conscious effort.
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(Mineralogy) A soft and earthy mineral of a white or yellowish color, and with a waxy lustre, found at Langbanshytta in Sweden. It is a hydrated silicate of magnesia, and resembles meerschaum.
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To be passionately devoted
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A special liking for something; a preference.
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The definition of glorify is to give praise to God, or to make something seem glamorous or better.
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A beloved
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Courtship; wooing.
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To make an idol of, or to worship as an idol.
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Regard is defined as consideration or attention for something or someone.
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The state or quality of being amorous.
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Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
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To increase the effect or intensity of; heighten:
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An intense emotion; strong passion
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To look upon or worship as a god
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To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
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(Euphemistic) A recently deceased person.
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A beloved person
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A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
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Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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To be passionately devoted
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A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
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Venus is defined as the Roman goddess of beauty and love, or the second planet from the sun.
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To be passionately devoted
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The practice of sexual relations without romantic commitment between or among partners.
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To treat with great respect and deference.
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To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
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To store away or save up (money, valuables, etc.) as for future use; hoard
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To express love by caresses
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To prefer above others:
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(Dated) Affected with love; in love; enamored.
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An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
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A person who loves or is loved truly; (one's) sweetheart
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To be passionately devoted
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(Chiefly New England & Upper Southern US) To enjoy (something):
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To make love to.
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The quality of being amorous.
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Passionate and tender devotion
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A pleasurable experiencing of something
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State of being devoted.
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Great delight or pleasure
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(Idiomatic) To like; approve of, accept, or tolerate.
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To be passionately devoted
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To be passionately devoted
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To express love by caresses
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A gentle or affectionate touch
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To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; — with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.
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A person very much liked or loved by someone, especially when both partners are young.
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To be passionately devoted
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To give great joy or pleasure to
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Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.
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To regard as; consider:
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To touch or stroke (someone), often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
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To include; contain
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To have the use or benefit of something.
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Pertaining to love; amorous.
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A sickle-like weapon, originally used as a tool for cutting weeds.
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To be passionately devoted
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To be passionately devoted
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To treat as sacred; glorify.
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To be passionately devoted
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(US) To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle.
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Distinctive or characteristic flavor
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To be passionately devoted
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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Totally in love.
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Court policy; the character of a courtier; artifice of a court; court-craft; finesse.
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An endearing or being endeared; affection
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sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
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(Idiomatic) To have a very high opinion of; to have a strong attachment to or affection for.
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To present (a charge) against a defendant before a court:
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To be passionately devoted
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To try for, to attempt to reach.
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To be passionately devoted
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To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
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(Usage Problem) Attended by difficulties; arduous.
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(Scots) To be pleased.
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(Idiomatic) To hold in very high esteem, especially to an exaggerated degree.
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Puppy love
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To be passionately devoted
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An inclination; taste
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To discern; to manage to see, hear etc. [from 16th c.]
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The definition of a romance is a love affair, an idealized love story or a showing of love.
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To express love by caresses
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(Idiomatic) To pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.
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A dearly beloved person.
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(Idiomatic) to engage in sexual intercourse
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Possessed by an unreasoning passion or attraction.
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An intense or eager interest in something
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Worship means to show devotion or admiration to a religious deity or another.
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a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
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Sweet one; darling; dear
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To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively
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have sexual intercourse with
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(Idiomatic) To consume completely.
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(Idiomatic) To hurry up; to get a move on.
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To be passionately devoted
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(Of an action, etc.) Characterised by or proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender.
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A subordinate official, especially a servile one.
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(Slang) A sweet.
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a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
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To express love by caresses
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To cause to wait or delay.
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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Of, relating to, or expressive of love, especially romantic love:
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A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love.
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A sentimental love song, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited love.
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Preference or taste
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(Euphemistic) To engage in sexual intercourse. [from 20th c.]
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An individual's amorous or sexual relationships.
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(Idiomatic) To be fooled; to walk into a trap or respond to a scam or trick.
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To move one's hand or an object (such as a broom) along (a surface) in one direction.
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(Slang) To move or behave in a lively or carefree way
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Bang is defined as to hit or smash.
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Shakespeare
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Made irrationally enthusiastic.
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Dear is a person who is loved.
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A dear or beloved person.
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To be certain or sure about.
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have sexual intercourse with
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To screw is a slang expression meaning to cheat someone out of something.
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To hurry
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To plant or arrange in a bed of earth
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To have a desire for; to yearn for; to crave for
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To be passionately devoted
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To be passionately devoted
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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To express love by caresses
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Used other than as an idiom: see make,‎ it.
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(Philosophy) Viewed or perceived from one's own mind as a center.
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A love affair, especially an illicit one.
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The state of being carried away with joy, love, etc.; ecstasy
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Weakness is defined as a lack of strength or a character flaw, or something that you cannot resist.
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Any matter, occurrence, or thing
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A female given name.
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(Euphemistic) to have sex, sexual relations with someone
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A beloved person; a term of endearment.
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(Idiomatic) To have sexual intercourse with.
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have sexual intercourse with
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have sexual intercourse with
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A childish or youthful infatuation with another person.
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(Idiomatic) To have sex with
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To pet is to rub, pat or touch something or someone with affection.
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(Slang, euphemistic) To have sex.
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have sexual intercourse with
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(Informal) An infatuation
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have sexual intercourse with
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(Slang, intransitive) To have sex.
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To take part in a sexual act.
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To collide against something:
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have sexual intercourse with
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Antonyms for Love

To feel intense dislike, disgust, or hatred for; abhor; detest
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The definition of an aversion is a dislike or distaste for something or someone, or a desire to avoid something or someone.
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The definition of antipathy is something which is naturally opposed or disliked.
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The definition of hate is a feeling of intense dislike or aversion.
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To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.]
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To scorn is to express a feeling of contempt or disgust for something.
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Gay
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To refrain from voting:
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Refuse is defined as to reject or to decide to not do something.
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Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
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(Law, of evidence) To refuse to accept as valid.
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Words Related to Love

To hold dear; feel or show love for
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A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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One who is fond of or devoted to something:
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The condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith
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The sense of wonder, delight, and pleased approval inspired by anything fine, skillful, beautiful, etc.
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Inclination is defined as a tendency towards something, such as a behavior or a habit.
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To give a kiss to one another on the lips
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The outer skin of a citrus fruit, used as a flavouring or garnish.
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The definition of sex is any function or behavior involved with reproduction.
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To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
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Synonym Study

  • Infatuation implies a foolish or unreasoning passion or affection, often a transient one an elderly man's infatuation for a young girl
  • Attachment implies connection by ties of affection, attraction, devotion, etc. and may be felt for inanimate things as well as for people an attachment to an old hat
  • Affection suggests warm, tender feelings, usually not as powerful or deep as those implied by love he has no affection for children
  • Love implies intense fondness or deep devotion and may apply to various relationships or objects sexual love, brotherly love, love of one's work
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