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in love the condition in adults of having a very strong liking for someone and a strong desire to be with that person.
labor of love a task or kind of work that one does out of altruism or interest, rather than for financial gain.
love affair a relationship or episode between lovers, esp. a romantic or sexual one. [2 definitions]
love beads a string of colorful, usu. handmade beads, worn esp. by young people as a symbol of the counterculture during the 1960s.
love feast in early Christianity, a meal eaten together as a token of charity and brotherly love. [3 definitions]
love game a game in which the losing team or player does not score any points.
love life that part of a person's life involving love or sexual relationships.
love match a marriage for love only, rather than money, social status, or the like.
love potion a drink believed to arouse love or desire, usu. for a specific person; philter; aphrodisiac.
love seat a small upholstered sofa or double chair that seats two people.
love set a set in tennis in which the losing team or player wins no games.
love-hate characterized by simultaneous feelings of love and hatred.
love-lies-bleeding an ornamental plant of the buckwheat family that bears drooping spikes of small red or purplish flowers.
loving cup a large, usu. silver drinking cup with two or more handles by which it was passed from guest to guest at banquets or other festive gatherings, now often given as a sports trophy.
no love lost great dislike or animosity.
puppy love infatuation or immature love, esp. between a boy and girl.
self-love the instinct or tendency to promote one's own well-being. [3 definitions]