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Drug slang A regionally popular street term for crack cocaine
Psychology The personal experience and manifest expression of emotional attachment or bonding to another person
Types Sacred and profane love, and affectional and erotic love. The word is also used in the vernacular as a synonym for like or fancy
Sports medicine Nil, naught (tennis)

love

[ME.]
1. Profound concern and affection for another person.
2. In psychoanalysis, love may be equated with pleasure, particularly as it applies to the gratifying sexual experiences between individuals.
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She said: "In the winter, I can't even be bothered to make love once every two days but in the summer I think nothing of having sex five times a day.
When he behaves in such a laddish way, we make love once a week rather than every night and Damien has to use all his powers of persuasion to get me into bed.
NO: I WORK SO HARD THAT I NEED TO MAKE LOVE TO LET OFF STEAM
I was exhausted but I thought the day wouldn't be complete if we didn't make love.
There was lots of kissing and touching when we finally climbed into bed but both of us were a bit too tired to make love.
We are both highly-sexed and we make love as often as we can.
Men say that when they're alone with their loved one, they most like to: 1) make love (27 percent); 2) watch television (26 percent); 3) dine (20 percent); and 4) talk (14 percent).
But I worry as I'm more turned on by the women making love than the men, and I think of women when I make love to my boyfriend.