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synonyms for loves

  • affection
  • appreciation
  • devotion
  • emotion
  • fondness
  • friendship
  • infatuation
  • lust
  • passion
  • respect
  • taste
  • tenderness
  • yearning
  • adulation
  • allegiance
  • amity
  • amorousness
  • amour
  • ardor
  • attachment
  • case
  • cherishing
  • crush
  • delight
  • devotedness
  • enchantment
  • enjoyment
  • fervor
  • fidelity
  • flame
  • hankering
  • idolatry
  • inclination
  • involvement
  • like
  • partiality
  • piety
  • rapture
  • regard
  • relish
  • sentiment
  • weakness
  • worship
  • zeal
  • ardency
  • mad for
  • soft spot

antonyms for loves

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  • animosity
  • dislike
  • enmity
  • hate
  • hatred
  • ill will
  • indifference
  • neglect
  • apathy
  • coolness
  • disloyalty
  • misery
  • sorrow
  • treachery
  • unhappiness
  • hatred
  • dislike
  • foe
  • enemy
  • hate
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How to use loves in a sentence

She loves me ardently; and her power with my father, except on one point, is almost omnipotent.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Tapping the trees for tuba is dangerous work, but Alila, you know, loves danger.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Two of the fathers were Mars and Anchises; and there are several other legends about the loves of Venus.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
She does not love me but she loves a young man who not only has not the learning of the dwarfs, but no other learning either.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
It is not an idle thing to do so much, by the utterance of a few brief words, for one who loves us beyond all else.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It will add ever so much to our fun—everybody I know simply loves and envies me my darling 'calico' pony!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
And I know what you don't know—that Vera is taking a desperate step for the sake of a man she loves.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Grander and grander the melody rose, voicing loves triumph with wondrous sweetness and palpitating rhythm.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Old Sanders tapped with both hands on his shining cranium and asked, Are you confident he loves her?
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
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