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- v. To come to have feelings of love directed at another person or a thing.
- v. To come to have feelings of love towards each other.
- v. To come to have feelings of intense liking directed at another person or a thing.
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- v. begin to experience feelings of love towards
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It would be the easiest folly in the world to fall in love with her: there is such a sweet babylike roundness about her face and figure; the delicate dark rings of hair lie so charmingly about her ears and neck; her great dark eyes with their long eye-lashes touch one so strangely, as if an imprisoned frisky sprite looked out of them.
In short, handsome, melodic Azen was the worst possible sort of fellow for a girl like Timbal to fall in love with.
But when we go on tour I will be such a nice, sweet, charming, beautiful person Joe McIntyre will fall in love with me, not love at first sight but a strong friendship that will build up to an everlasting love.
And these tritons would fall in love with me and take me away to the bottom of the sea.
"This John, he was so cheap he kept Mary hid away because he didn't want no boys seeing her - She was so beautiful, see, any boy saw her'd fall in love vith her like that."
More to the point, how could he ever hope to have Hebe fall in love with him after the way he had treated her?
His exploit caused Minos 'daughter Ariadne to fall in love with him; she gave him in secret a ball of thread with which to retrace his steps through the Labyrinth, and a sword to kill the Minotaur.
"Now, John Sempill is the right age, he's young, stupid enough to fall in love devotedly"
A part of her wanted to be outraged and indignant that such an important aspect of her life would be dictated to her; but then there was that vain face smiling back at her from her mirrors, fanning the flames of her ego by convincing her that she was so worthwhile a catch, men would come to her father to plead for the chance to get her to fall in love with them.
Methinks he that writes L'illustre Bassa says well in his epistle that we are not to imagine his hero to be less taking than those of other romances because the ladies do not fall in love with him whether he will or not.