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noun as in fanciful story or narrative

noun as in adventure, flight of fancy


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Suddenly this generally sweet supporting romance took on a weirdly toxic dynamic.

From Vox

The Lunchbox is a gentle romance between two people who communicate through food.

From Vox

There are new novels waiting for you in October, mysteries for cold, dark nights, and romances to put you in the mood.

While it may have some romance, it’s not intriguing to your average millennial, who is poised to be the next generation of donors for hundreds of nonprofits.

From Fortune

When it comes to romance, many people like to think they have a “type,” and they know what it is.

Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.

Three weeks ago 24-year-old Zoe Sugg published her first novel, Girl Online, a YA romance.

The girls ran in the same circle (Palmolive was also in the Flowers of Romance) and the group was looking for a guitarist.

This is where the sporadic and hectic handling of the romance in the movies fails.

But it was fun to not write people as people, but missiles and machines as people—with feelings, and arguments, and romance.

A simple errand and promenade,--and yet she felt herself to be steeped in the romance of an adventure!

The brilliant imaginative mind has woven it into romance, making its colors brighter still with the sunlight of inspired phantasy.

The story of the romance of their lives, being widely rumored, greatly enhanced the interest with which they were welcomed.

A sort of animal romance was stirred within her, and she began to feel strongly excited.

He was one of the most daring, brave and intrepid officers of the army, and his adventures almost border on romance.

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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to romance, such as: affair, amour, attachment, courtship, enchantment, and fascination.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.