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synonyms for love-affair

  • adultery
  • affair
  • courtship
  • dalliance
  • devotion
  • fling
  • flirtation
  • infidelity
  • involvement
  • liaison
  • love
  • passion
  • relationship
  • tryst
  • affair of the heart
  • affaire de coeur
  • amour
  • entanglement
  • extracurricular activity
  • forbidden love
  • hanky-panky
  • illicit love
  • intrigue
  • ménage à trois
  • romance
  • romantic affair
  • seduction
  • sexual relationship outside of marriage
  • thing
  • triangle
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antonyms for love-affair

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  • dislike
  • faithfulness
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
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How to use love-affair in a sentence

When the contemporary journalist, played by Felicity Jones, plots out the blossoming love affair and discovers that an unexpected rift separated them, she embarks on a mission to bring the two back together, 50 years later.
THE MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF SUMMER 2021PETER ALLEN CLARKMAY 12, 2021TIME
Drawing from his crammed reporters’ notebook and crumbling love affair with his adopted country, he tells a story familiar to anyone who’s cared too much about someone intent on self-destruction.
A MODERN-DAY HISTORIAN WRITES THE TIMELINE OF AMERICAN DECLINEJACOB S. HACKERAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Loosely based on pianist Bud Powell, Turner struggles with alcoholism and drug use, even as he remains consumed by a lifelong love affair with jazz.
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It set the tone for his genteel mother and gruff stepfather’s fortitude and long-lasting love affair, and his relationships with his two older siblings.
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The love affair goes back at least as far as the 1960s, when former Raiders owner Al Davis carried out his fast-first philosophy.
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In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Nothing but an extreme love of truth could have hindered me from concealing this part of my story.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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