romance

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. novel, love story; exaggeration, fiction, tall story; love affair, gest, fantasy. See description, imagination, falsehood.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Experiences that excite the imagination]
Syn. fancy, fantasy, the picturesque, adventure, excitement, love, passion, Romanticism, idealization, allure, fascination, enchantment, exoticism, glamour, thrill, daring enterprise, bold venture.
2. [A love affair]
Syn. affair, courtship, amour; see affair 2 , love 1 .
3. [A tale of love and adventure]
Syn. novel, Romantic novel, fiction, love story, historical Romance, Gothic novel, bodice-ripper, picaresque tale, adventure story, ballad, lyric tale, metrical Romance, Arthurian Romance, chanson de geste (French), romaunt; see also story .
modif. Romance
Syn. Romanic, Latinic, Latin, Italic; see French 2 , Italian , Spanish. Languages descended from Latin include: Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Provençal, Rhaeto-Romanic, Italian, French, Romansh.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. love affair relationship, *fling, liasion, amour, pair bonding, *affaire d'amour, courtship.
2. love story novel, melodrama, *bodice-ripper, story, fantasy, fairy tale, fiction, epic.
3. adventure love, excitement, glamour, fantasy, exoticism, mystery.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. An intimate sexual relationship between two people: affair, amour, love, love affair. See LOVE, SEX. 2. The passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other: amorousness, fancy, love, passion. See LOVE, SEX. 3. A strong, enthusiastic liking for something: love, love affair, passion. See LOVE. II verb Informal. To attempt to gain the affection of: court, pursue, spark2, woo. See SEEK, SEX.

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