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  • adj. Having the traditional shape of a heart (♥), that is pointed at one end and indented at the opposite side.


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  • Baked in a heart-shaped pan for the holiday, the recipe for a simple vanilla cake that is studded all-over with fresh raspberries can easily be adapted into a standard round cake pan so that you can enjoy it any day of the year.

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  • Typically, it was a layered cake baked in heart-shaped pans, a scrumptious treat she served each year.

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  • She desperately needed a heart-shaped candy for the fairy princess.

    Magic Hearts

  • She was dressed in a beautiful soft pink chiffon dress and was holding a cherry red heart-shaped box.

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  • There were small red and pink candy hearts draped from the tall sugar gates, and large heart-shaped candies hung from the royal candy trees.

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  • My younger brothers, who thought the flowers-and-candy ritual was too mushy to bear, managed to find delight in whatever heart-shaped bakery goods Mom provided.

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  • Gorgeous from the day she was born, she had a heart-shaped face, with gray eyes that ended in a small tilt and a lush, wide mouth.

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  • Hedges witnessed arguments over the origin of heart-shaped gingerbread cookies that almost devolved into violence.


  • As is custom for Valentine's Day, many businesses are offering heart-shaped merchandise.

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  • Now, I am no biologist, but that does not seem heart-shaped to me.

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