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romantic

adjective  us   /roʊˈmæn·tɪk/
relating to love or to an affectionate, loving relationship: a romantic comedy/novel If something is romantic, it is exciting and mysterious and has a strong effect on your emotions: I think Egypt is an incredibly romantic country. Romantic ideas and people are not practical or related to real life: She has a romantic idea of what it’s like to be an actor.
romantic
noun [C]  us   /roʊˈmæn·tɪk/
You’re such an old-fashioned romantic, always bringing me flowers.
romantically
adverb  us   /roʊˈmæn·tɪ·kli/
Their names have been romantically linked.
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