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sweetheart

noun

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1 a person with whom one is in love
  • I married my high-school sweetheart as soon as we both finished college

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2 something very good of its kind
  • a charming waterfront cottage that's a real sweetheart

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The first known use of sweetheart was in the 13th century

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“Sweetheart.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sweetheart. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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