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Adoration a feeling of profound admiration, regard or love; the act of admiration or worship.
Affection a fondness or tender feeling toward another; love; emotion or feeling.
Amore love or feeling of great affection.
Amour affection or love; friendship.
Ardor a feeling of great eagerness or love; strong devotion, enthusiasm or passion; zeal.
Attachment sympathy, fondness or affection for something or someone; a bond.

Care to have or feel liking or attachment.
Caring exhibiting and feeling concern and empathy for others; a loving feeling.
Cherish to treat with tenderness and affection; to hold dear; to protect and aid; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage.
Compassion a deep sympathy for or awareness of another’s suffering with the wish to relieve it.
Court to try to gain the affections or love of (especially to seek to marry); to engage in courtship.

Desire to wish or want; passion; romantic affection and/or appetite.
Devotion ardent dedication and affection to a person or principle.
Doting characterized by giving affection and love; adoring; extreme fondness.

Endearment the state of being endeared or act of endearing; love; tender affection.

Family a social unit who share goals and values; a group who share common ancestry; a class.
Fondness warm and positive feeling of liking or affection; a strong preference or inclination.
Friendlinessthe quality or condition of being friendly; good will; affability.
Friendship the condition or quality of being friends; a friendly attitude or feeling; help or kindness given to someone; good will; friendliness.

Happiness the emotion, quality or state of being happy; joy; a satisfying or pleasurable experience; good fortune or luck; prosperity; fortuitous elegance.
Heart love; affection; positive feeling; compassion; courage; spirit; enthusiasm; real intention.
Hug(s) a close fond and affectionate embrace.

Intimacy lose and/or warm association, friendship or familiarity.

Joy the feeling of ecstatic or exultant happiness; that which causes happiness or joy.

Kindness the quality or state of being kind, friendly, gentle, generous and/or considerate; a kind act or act of good will; liking; favor.
Kiss the act of kissing something or someone; a caress, touch or embrace with the lips; a gentle, slight or light touch.

Liking a feeling of love, pleasure, enjoyment or attraction; fondness; a state of being pleasing or pleased with.
Lust intense and/or passionate desire.

Passion a powerful or enthusiastic emotion or feeling; an object of great affection or devotion.

Respect the act of showing appreciation or high regard; a feeling of deep admiration for something or someone that is good, important, valuable etc.; the state of being regarded with esteem or honor; polite greeting or expression of consideration.
Romance an emotional feeling of excitement associated with love; a strong enthusiasm or fascination for something; a fascinating or mysterious appeal or quality, as of something strangely beautiful, adventurous or heroic.

Solicitude the state or quality of being solicitous; earnest attentive care or concern about someone’s health, happiness, feelings etc.

Tenderness a tendency to express compassionate, positive and warm feelings; concern for the welfare and feelings of others; the state or quality of being tender.
Trust confidence or belief that someone or something is reliable, effective, honest, good etc.; trustworthiness; reliability; hope.

Warmth kindness; affection; friendliness; excitement as of passion or love; fervor; earnestness.
Worship adoration; ardent devotion; the condition or state of being worthy.

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Angel lovable and kind person; one who manifests purity, beauty, goodness and selflessness; a divine guardian spirit.
Apple of one’s eye the favorite object of a person’s affection and/or love.

Babe dear; sweetheart.
Baby sweetheart; dear.
Beloved one who is very dear or greatly loved.
Best girl one’s sweetheart or girlfriend.

Candy something or someone that is pleasurable and/or pleasing; sweetheart.

Darling dearly beloved; a favorite.
Dear one that is much loved; a very lovable, endearing or kind person.
Dear one same as DEAR.
Dearest most cherished or loved; a beloved person (especially as terms of endearment).
Dearie a special loved one or person who is dear; sweetie.
Deary same as DEARIE.

Favorite preferred above all others; one that enjoys special regard, liking or favor.
Flame a someone or something beloved; intense passion.

Gem a highly regarded, prized or beloved person.
Gill one’s sweetheart; young woman.

Heart’s desire a thing or person that one greatly wishes for or wants most.
Heartthrob a sweetheart; beautiful or handsome famous person; tender emotion.
Honey sweetheart; dear; sweet substance; sweetness; pleasantness; something really fine, delicious and/or good.
Honey pie sweetie; darling; honey.
Honeybunch darling; honey.

Jewel precious; anything of rare excellence or great value.

Lass a sweetheart; young woman; girl.
Lassie same as LASS.
Light of my life a much loved person; person with special importance to you.

One and only one’s only fiancé, beloved or sweetheart; unique; special; incomparable.

Partner a spouse; one that is associated or united with others in an activity or common interest.
Peach a particularly attractive, admirable or pleasing person or thing.
Pet a person especially indulged, cherished or loved; an object of the affection; a favorite.
Precious one who is beloved or dear; a darling.
Prince a very admirable, attractive, charismatic and/or decent person; a nobleman of varying rank or status; a male ruler; a sovereign.
Princess a woman regarded as having the characteristics, qualities or status of a princess; an elegant or fashionable young woman; a female member of a royal family (especially a daughter of a monarch); a queen; a noblewoman of varying rank or status; .

Significant other a person that you have a romantic relationship with; one who is especially affective and/or important to one’s well-being.
Soul mate one who is ideally suited to another as a close friend or romantic partner; someone with whom one has a special or seemingly familiar connection.
Steady one who is loved by another person; the person whom one dates exclusively and regularly.
Sugar a sweetheart (especially used as a term of endearment).
Swain a sweetheart or lover; a knight’s servant; a squire.
Sweet a sweetheart, dear or beloved; that which is pleasant or sweet to the senses; sweetness.
Sweetheart one who is liked or loved very much.
Sweetie a sweetheart or dear.

Treasure one considered especially valuable, precious and/or important.
Truelove one’s beloved; the form of romantic affection that is considered positive, honest and pure.

Valentine a sweetheart (especially chosen on Saint Valentine’s Day); gift or expression of affection given or sent as a token of love on St. Valentine’s Day.

Wooer one who solicits or courts in love; a suitor; a match maker.

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Leo Tolstoy

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