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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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To take root, sacrificial love must be activated, practiced and in-centivized at all levels of college and university life.
However, one character alone cannot reflect the entirety of God's agape or sacrificial love in this series.
Jesus' resurrection is a promise of our resurrection, his life is a model for our lives and his death, his dying well even in terrible pain, is an example of sacrificial love .
My theory could be wrong, but even if it isn't, I think it's unfair to have a disproportionate number of congregants not represented in the Trinity, to never be referred to in Scripture or in prayer, to never be conceived of as possessing omnipotence, almightiness, or awe-inspiring creativity, to be impossibly unworthy of the very sacrificial love and unwavering devotion women give to their families, their relationships and their churches.
Christianity doesn't rely just on a mild feeling like empathy; it puts agape at the center of life, a fervent and selfless sacrificial love.
Parish communion at St George's Church was celebrated by the Rev John Barnes, who spoke about Sacrificial Love.
and after receiving Jesus in the Eucharist, I can hardly wait to get back to my seat to kneel and thank Him for His great sacrificial love for me, for the answered prayers, for all His blessings and the guidance I receive.
He gives his life for the people, in sacrificial love, which is said to be the highest value of indigenous community.
The Lord Jesus came in sacrificial love to enable us to know victory over our sinful nature, and secure our peace with Almighty God.
The intrusion of the state into domestic situations where good will, sacrificial love and a host of other positive contributions are being made by parents and children is alarming, unnecessary and unacceptable in a modern democracy.
Christian moral theologians have extolled sacrificial love as normative and virtuous.
jesus' resurrection is a promise of our resurrection, his life is a model for our lives and his death is an example of sacrificial love which overcomes selfishness, fear and the need for safety to bring healing, wholeness, peace and the promise of eternal life.