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of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire

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inclined toward or displaying love

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He then pushed her lightly onto the bed, straddled her, removed her sweatpants and underwear, and penetrated her while she said "no." (138) The victim stated that she did not physically resist or scream, and that, because the defendant was on top of her, she "couldn't like go anywhere" and "[i]t was like a dream was happening or something." (139) While it was undisputed that the victim said "no" repeatedly throughout the encounter, the defendant argued that she whispered it while "amorously" and "passionately" moaning, which he took to be acts of encouragement.
During carnival season, he operates out of New Orleans and becomes amorously entangled with novice Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie).
The effect of this vengeance is seen immediately, as Pocris becomes suspicious of her husband's frequent hunting expeditions and of the reports that a wild beast is looking for the nymph "Laura." In her jealous fury, Pocris associates Laura with "Aura" and assumes her new husband must be amorously involved with her airy nemesis.
David was reporting on a Texas case in which a plaintiff rancher sued for damages when the defendant's bull broke through a fence and as David described it "amorously engaged" the plaintiffs heifer.
The best example of this came from Bradford, whose patrol once encountered a couple amorously engaged in the dark as his team was en route to a mission.
thou spurnest corpses with delight, /Among thy jewels, Horror hath such charms for thee,/ And Murder 'mid thy mostly cherished trinklets bright,/ Upon thy massive bosom dances amorously.// The blinded, fluttering moth towards the candle flies,/ Then frizzles, falls, and falters--''Blessings unto thee"--/ The panting swain that o'er his beauteous mistress sighs,/Seems like the Sick, that stroke their gravestones lovingly." ("Hymn to Beauty")].
Some female students may be at added disadvantage because they may amorously idolize more mature male figures and as such could be emotionally venerable to advances of teachers their seniors by many years.
6 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed an algorithm for dating sites that uses a person's contact history to recommend partners with whom they may be more amorously compatible.
Will Stewart's amorously prepared English treat make the actor want to go public with their rekindled romance?
LA GIOCONDA LEONARDO DA VINCI The Louvre Historic, side-long, implicating eyes; A smile of velvet's lustre on the cheek; Calm lips the smile leads upward; hand that lies Glowing and soft, the patience in its rest Of cruelty that waits and doth not seek For prey; a dusky forehead and a breast Where twilight touches ripeness amorously: Behind her, crystal rocks, a sea and skies Of evanescent blue on cloud and creek; Landscape that shines suppressive of its zest For those vicissitudes by which men die.
We know that all the young people, after arriving at the villa in the morning, and after Filomena's weaving and placing a laurel garland upon Pampinea, formed for themselves beautiful garlands of various leaves while singing amorously ("belle ghirlande di varie frondi faccendosi e amorosamente cantando" Dec.
Her outright rejection of her father's wishes by amorously pursuing a liberal politician constitutes independent thinking on Marjorie's behalf, and it also voids the usual reason for a father's usual opposition to a marriage: lack of economic parity.
Unique and thoroughly 'user friendly', "Simple Sexy Food" will prove to be a welcome addition to personal and family cookbook collections, and an ideal gift for newlyweds and the amorously adventurous!
With this distinction between love as a feeling and love as a discourse (6) in mind, this paper will attempt to explore the ways in which the lyrical "I" of Shakespeare's Sonnets sneaks into the discourse in the first part of the so-called procreation sequence, arguing that these sonnets too, despite being the ones in the volume that are perhaps the most widely regarded as exercises in the literary conventions of the era, can be read amorously, as part of "a lover's discourse" that asserts itself by virtue of its being rooted in established conventions of love as much as by its tendency to contravene those very same conventions.
Many insects become amorously inclined when they sense sex pheromones--natural biochemical perfumes--coming from a potential mate.