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love locks n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love

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love very much (smth. or smb.)
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
tenderness, love and care
fear of falling in love
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
abbr. acron.
Short for "I love you".
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
Love bite. A bruise raised on the body of a sexual partner by very hard kissing / biting / sucking.
[Fam.] spelled also hickey
Lover of loving; fondness for the concept of love, affection, and kindness; freely caring and loving.
[Med.] "As a philophile I can help but love everyone, it just brings me much joy."
loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love
From Greek: an = without ; agape = love
someone who loves being in the sun, sunbathing etc
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1    tr   to have a great attachment to and affection for  
2    tr   to have passionate desire, longing, and feelings for  
3    tr   to like or desire (to do something) very much  
4    tr   to make love to  
5    intr   to be in love  
a    an intense emotion of affection, warmth, fondness, and regard towards a person or thing  
b    (as modifier)  
love song, love story     
7    a deep feeling of sexual attraction and desire  
8    wholehearted liking for or pleasure in something  
9      (Christianity)  
a    God's benevolent attitude towards man  
b    man's attitude of reverent devotion towards God  
10      (Also)    my love   a beloved person: used esp. as an endearment  
11      (Brit)  
informal   a term of address, esp. but not necessarily for a person regarded as likable  
12    (in tennis, squash, etc.) a score of zero  
13    fall in love   to become in love  
14    for love   without payment  
15    for love or money   used with a negative   in any circumstances  
I wouldn't eat a snail for love or money     
16    for the love of   for the sake of  
17    in love   in a state of strong emotional attachment and usually sexual attraction  
18    make love (to)  
a    to have sexual intercourse (with)  
b    Now archaic   to engage in courtship (with),   (Related adj)        amatory  
     (Old English lufu; related to Old High German luba; compare also Latin libere (originally lubere) to please)  

calf love  
      n   temporary infatuation or love of an adolescent for a member of the opposite sex,   (Also called)    puppy love  
courtly love  
      n   a tradition represented in Western European literature between the 12th and the 14th centuries, idealizing love between a knight and a revered (usually married) lady  
cupboard love  
      n   a show of love inspired only by some selfish or greedy motive  
free love  
      n   the practice of sexual relationships without fidelity to a single partner or without formal or legal ties  
lad's love  
      n      another name for       southernwood  
love affair  
1    a romantic or sexual relationship, esp. a temporary one, between two people  
2    a great enthusiasm or liking for something  
a love affair with ballet     
love apple  
      n      an archaic name for       tomato  
love child  
Euphemistic   an illegitimate child; bastard  
love feast  
1      (Also called)    agape   (among the early Christians) a religious meal eaten with others as a sign of mutual love and fellowship  
2    a ritual meal modelled upon this  
love game  
      n     (Tennis)   a game in which the loser has a score of zero  
love handles  
      pl n  
Informal   folds of excess fat on either side of the waist  
      n   an erect S European ranunculaceous plant, Nigella damascena, cultivated as a garden plant, having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers  
   See also       fennelflower  
      n      another name for the       wild pansy  
love knot  
      n   a stylized bow, usually of ribbon, symbolizing the bond between two lovers,   (Also called)    lovers knot  
love letter  
1    a letter or note written by someone to his or her sweetheart or lover  
2    (in Malaysia) a type of biscuit, made from eggs and rice flour and rolled into a cylinder  
      n   any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp. A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers  
love life  
      n   the part of a person's life consisting of his or her sexual relationships  
love match  
      n   a betrothal or marriage based on mutual love rather than any other considerations  
love nest  
      n   a place suitable for or used for making love  
love potion  
      n   any drink supposed to arouse sexual love in the one who drinks it  
love seat  
      n   a small upholstered sofa for two people  
love set  
      n     (Tennis)   a set in which the loser has a score of zero  
puppy love  
      n      another term for       calf love  
      n   the instinct or tendency to seek one's own well-being or to further one's own interest  
tough love  
      n   the practice of taking a stern attitude towards a relative or friend suffering from an addiction, etc., to help the addict overcome the problem  
      n   a conflict over custody of a child between divorced parents or between natural parents and foster or adoptive parents  
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