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synonyms for amative

  • amatory
  • amorous
  • anacreontic
  • ardent
  • brotherly
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • impassioned
  • indulgent
  • loving
  • overindulgent
  • sisterly
  • tender
  • warm
See also synonyms for: amativeness
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antonyms for amative

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How to use amative in a sentence

The natures of both are alike, and any—the least—exercise of the amative function is an injury to one as to the other.
THE LADIES BOOK OF USEFUL INFORMATIONANONYMOUS
Bending low until his mouth touched hers, he kissed her until her face glowed under the ardor of his amative caress.
THE MASKARTHUR HORNBLOW
The waiting was tedious, and having been long denied, the amative element could not brook further delay.
THE GOD OF HIS FATHERSJACK LONDON
The wife, though amative, confessed to another woman that she could not understand the attraction.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
He shut up the box and with a bang as an amative couple came into sight.
BURIED ALIVE: A TALE OF THESE DAYSARNOLD BENNETT
It was a surprise to see these leisurely and luxurious animals spattering the water in such an ecstasy of amative rage.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 15, NO. 87, JANUARY, 1865VARIOUS
He was amative or constructive, and at the same time he not only possessed but liked to exercise lucidity of thought.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONHILAIRE BELLOC
Nor are many persons sufficiently aware of the ruinous extent to which the amative propensity is indulged by married persons.
SEARCHLIGHTS ON HEALTH: LIGHT ON DARK CORNERSB.G. JEFFERIS
The amative function is regarded merely as a bait to the propagative, and is merged in it.
HISTORY OF AMERICAN SOCIALISMSJOHN HUMPHREY NOYES
Phrenology confirms this; for her amative developments are singularly prominent.
CITY CRIMESGREENHORN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AMATIVE

  • amative
  • amatory
  • aphrodisiac
  • ardent
  • attached
  • boy crazy
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fond
  • girl crazy
  • have a crush on
  • horny
  • hot
  • hot and heavy
  • impassioned
  • in love
  • infatuated
  • lovesick
  • lovey-dovey
  • lustful
  • passionate
  • romantic
  • sexy
  • sweet for
  • sweet on
  • tender
  • turned on
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