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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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Students can encourage our colleges and universities to embrace our full humanity by modeling sacrificial love in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.
However, one character alone cannot reflect the entirety of God's agape or sacrificial love in this series.
May you know the love, peace and joy of the Risen Christ this Easter The Right Reverend David Urquhart, Anglican Bishop of Birmingham DAVID URQUHARTWe should be asking 'what comes next?'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 ...
A similar dynamic of sacrificial love and "becoming food" structures Simone Weil's mystical theology.
Jesus's heart, a symbol of his sacrificial love for humanity, was also traditionally believed to embody the essence of his physical suffering--broken, as it were, by his betrayal and rejection, and pierced on the cross by a Roman spear,thrust.
Harvest House, July 2000, $9.99, ISBN 0-736-09016-5 Seven secret principles on which to strengthen faith and build a strong spiritual and life base: submission, servanthood, seasons, success, sacrificial love, suffering, steadfastness.
The old topos is full of symbolism, principally that of perfect sacrificial love, and was treated by a number of medieval writers.
What's stressed in the seminar is the love between the two -- which goes through joys and sorrow, successes and failures -- should mirror the sacrificial love of Christ to His people, the Church.
He called on Nigerian Christians to heal the country with Love this Easter in commemoration of the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ to mankind as symbolized by the feast of Easter.
"Aymen is a living example of this sacrificial love in our midst."
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. Judaism doesn't just value community; it values a covenantal community infused with sacred bonds and chosenness that make the heart strings vibrate.
Parish communion at St George's Church was celebrated by the Rev John Barnes, who spoke about Sacrificial Love. Rosalind Watt read the lesson and was the server.