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amour
used in Arrowsmith

3 uses
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Definition
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  • The co-eds murmured that he "looked so romantic," but as this was before the invention of sex and the era of petting-parties, they merely talked about him at a distance, and he did not know that he could have been a hero of amours.
    Chapter 2 (10% in)
  • He had never dined with a duchess, never received a prize, never been interviewed, never produced anything which the public could understand, nor experienced anything since his schoolboy amours which nice people could regard as romantic.
    Chapter 12 (20% in)
  • Now in Martin Arrowsmith there were no decorative heroisms, no genius for amours, no exotic wit, no edifyingly borne misfortunes.
    Chapter 28 (12% in)

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