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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BELOVED

The laws of the country made it impossible to accompany her beloved husband.

For her sake her beloved sister should be cordially welcomed.

To me, at least, the blow is easier to bear when I know that His beloved hand didn't strike it.

It is the falsehood of the silliest poetry to say he defies the image of his beloved.

To know that he was beloved was enough for him, and satisfied him.

I am the one who loves, and am also beloved, and that is all.

For them, as well as for their beloved daughter, the dream was accomplished.

And, besides, what would my dear mother do, if her beloved son were turned into a stone?

Her poor, dear beloved; he was sad enough when he found he must leave her!

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feedeth among the lilies.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from past participle of verb belove (c.1200), from be- + loven "to love" (see love (v.)). Noun meaning "one who is beloved" is from 1520s.

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