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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Definitions for amative
  1. disposed to love; amorous.

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Citations for amative
Chocolate, it can be said, is not merely a candy, but a powerful love potion whose reputation for inspiring amative feelings is universally known. Anahad O'Connor, Never Shower in a Thunderstorm, 2007
They shall illustrate Democracy and the kosmos, / They shall be alimentive, amative, perceptive, / They shall be complete women and men, their pose brawny and supple... Walt Whitman, "Mediums," Leaves of Grass, 1867
Origin of amative
1630-1640
Amative stems from the Latin verb amāre meaning "to love." It entered English in the mid-1600s.
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