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loved

adjective

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granted special treatment or attention
  • her grandparents' constant doting made her feel especially loved

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loved

verb
past tense of love

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2 to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for
  • a husband who loves his wife more than anything

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4 to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner
  • the baby responded to my caresses and kisses by loving me right back

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“Loved.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/loved. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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