: strongly moved by love and especially sexual love : amorous sense 1
A man of convivial and amorous habits, he was so amative that his temper was known to everyone in every village around. A greatest philanderer, to put it mildly, although aging.—Lara Biyuts
: relating to or indicative of love : amorous sense 3
Most spectacularly, she claimed to have been tutored in the amative arts by an angel named Soph, the spirit of a deceased suitor she had once spurned.—Mathew N. Schmalz
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