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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)
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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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Bong Go; they finally knew that he is not uptight, is actually open about sharing stories and very lovable. It's as if he is really sincere when he speaks, and is direct to the point.)
"Parks and Recreation" co-creator Michael Shur has said that the funniest line on that show was improvised by Chris Pratt, playing lovable idiot Andy Dwyer.
Her father John Wilkinson said: "She was a very lovable person.
Calamity is played superbly by Katy Bowler, creating a well-rounded character with a fiery spirit but also a vulnerable side that makes her all the more lovable. Bowler steps up to the challenge of performing some of the musical''s big hits, made famous by Doris Day, with a strong vocal.
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She said: "We really cannot understand why this lovable pair have not found a home yet.
Subjects with high self-esteem felt a bit better after repeating the statement "I'm a lovable person." For subjects with low self-esteem, by contrast, the mantra produced a worse mood and a lower self-evaluation.
The mother of a popular Birminghamborn youngster killed in a hit-and-run has spoken about the tragic loss of her 'lovable' son.
THE parents of a teenage boy who was swept to his death in the floods, yesterday described him as "lovable and popular" and said they were devastated by his death.
Whimsical electronic experimentation and studio wizardry makes The Bird and the Bee an utterly lovable neopop sensation--ABBA meets Stereolab for the kind of hipster who plays with tech toys.
Aesthetically, Tiny Tillia is right on the money: kids are usually thrilled to have products made just for them, and with lovable animals and prints adorning each bottle, the bath time struggle might just wash away.
His characterization of the flawed but lovable hard-nosed hero is inspired.