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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

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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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However you play the song, you need to believe that MS can coexist with a loving relationship of hearts, flowers .
More than any other essential characteristic, loving relationships set the healthy church apart from the rest of the world.
The eucharistic understanding of the world as God's creation requires a loving relationship between people and nature.
That seems to be the message of several recent books by contemporary Christian ethicists who are not only singing the praises of virtues, but also reminding us that the moral life is an ongoing journey we do not make alone, a personal and loving relationship into which we are invited and engraced by Jesus; and that even the good moral habits we develop along the way are received as gifts and blessings from God.
For Buber the problem of theodicy then becomes not understanding "how" or "why" our good God ever countenances our suffering or "hides his face" from us, but contemplating how we might still maintain or regain a loving relationship with God despite our anguish.
Khalil is unable to commit himself to a normal loving relationship even when he lives in a dream-like utopian city.
When Philip finishes medical school, he enters a loving relationship with Sally Athelney.
Witness after witness have confirmed the truth of a close, loving relationship between mother and son.
I am twice divorced but now settled into a loving relationship.
I'm always banging on about how fantasies are often better than the real thing but you've had the courage to admit what many men never would - that the idea of a threesome is really horny but the reality doesn't come close to competing with a loving relationship.
A department status report that Ray obtained after she made her complaint in June said that Wheat seemed to have a loving relationship with the children, that the house was neat and clean when social workers arrived for unannounced visits, and that there weren't any safety issues involving her.
A solid, loving relationship is the foundation of a healthy family; therefore, our time and energy must be directed toward our husband.