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1.A feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.
‘I had a thirst for romance '
‘Even though we married, it was more about convenience, teamwork, cooperation, etc. than love or romance .'
‘For middle-aged women since the 1950s, Paris has been associated with romance - and sometimes with sex.'
‘It doesn't matter: as long as there are quiet nights and dancing, as long as we need music that captures romance as well as love, her songs will be played.'
‘A woman needs excitement, romance , or at least a good time in bed.'
2.Love, especially when sentimental or idealized.
‘he asked her for a date and romance blossomed'
‘Roses are often associated with romance , and so a rose garden might do the trick - although you may want to be selective about which roses you choose.'
‘And when it comes to romance , the Czechs certainly have no qualms about public displays of affection!'
‘Keep romance alive. Go on regular, standing dates, even it they are on Tuesday nights.'
‘The historic, red brick building was a delight in itself and the interior, especially downstairs, had a feeling of intimacy and romance .'
3.A love affair, especially one that is not very serious or long-lasting.
‘a holiday romance '
‘The play's strength derives from its presentation of both an affair and a workplace romance , each with their different dynamics.'
‘Jude could almost picture it - summers spent in with the family, and holiday romances remembered fondly years later.'
‘Each one was dreading that the other might say it was just a holiday romance and that they wanted to finish it.'
‘They fumble through their budding romances , discovering meaning as they go.'
4.A book or film dealing with love in a sentimental or idealized way.
‘light historical romances '
‘I love to read romances the best but I appreciate classics too.'
‘If you read teenage romances like ‘Love Stories' and such, you would notice that the language used is grammatically correct and clean.'
‘The film wants to be too many things, simultaneously: a romance , a political thriller, an epic war story, and a tragedy.'
‘They were well-known silent film stars who were married and who often starred in adventure romances together.'
5.A genre of fiction dealing with love in a sentimental or idealized way.
‘wartime passion from the master of romance '
‘I am a master of romance and I know a lot of secrets from my anime club.'
‘Thus, if we are to associate Hawthorne's explanation of sympathy with any genre, it should not be with either romance or sentimental fiction.'
‘There must have been pages upon pages of typewriter paper filled with romance , horror, fantasy and tales of the strange.'
‘Each of us is drawn to a genre, be it horror, comedy or romance .'
6.A quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life.
‘the romance of the sea'
‘We all admired the romance and pluck of the South.'
‘Slowly the colours of the day faded and the dark purple of the night crept in, with its eerie sense of romance and evil to it.'
‘Unfortunately, though, many do not; in fact, many do the opposite, fostering a mystique and romance about weapons.'
‘The Orient was almost a European invention, and had been since antiquity a place of romance , exotic beings, haunting memories and landscapes, remarkable experiences.'
7.A medieval tale dealing with a hero of chivalry, of the kind common in the Romance languages.
‘the Arthurian romances '
‘In 1190, no one had ever heard of the Holy Grail: fifty years later, it was a central theme of half a dozen romances , familiar to anyone interested in the stories of Arthur and his knights.'
‘This article intends to trace the Holy Grail theme from a set of motifs in medieval romance to the modern genre of grail literature and to focus on the resulting interface between literary and popular culture.'
‘In most of these romances the grail is a cup used at the Last Supper and there are several actual vessels that claim to be the Holy Grail.'
‘An object referred to as the grail and later as the Holy Grail occurs in a number of medieval romances written between the end of the twelfth and the end of the thirteenth century.'
8.A work of fiction depicting a setting and events remote from everyday life, especially one of a kind popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
‘Elizabethan pastoral romances '
‘He was paid well for La Galatea, a pastoral romance (a new popular genre); published in 1585.'
9.A short informal piece.
‘the romance from The Gadfly became a popular favourite'
‘The eight romances for saxophone and piano are indeed romantic.'
‘In between, there are virtuoso showpieces, hilarious buffo send-ups, and elegiac romances , all enhanced by imaginative instrumental accompaniments.'
‘His own works, stimulated by the folk music of his native country, include fantasias, romances , and transcriptions, of which Zigeunerweisen, Jota aragonesa, and the four books of Spanish dances are still played.'
‘It is eclectic, melodic, and ranges from imitations of Gregorian chants to mellifluous romances .'
1.A short informal piece.
‘the wealthy estate owner romanced her'
2.Try to gain the love of; court.
‘It was the time she had first met Duncan, when he had romanced her, flattered her, and pretended that he loved her.'
‘But it started with Peterson showing up with champagne and strawberries and really that was the beginning of his romancing her.'
‘She hoped he wasn't going to start romancing her.'
3.Seek the attention or custom of (someone), especially by the use of flattery.
‘he is being romanced by the big boys in New York'
‘And one of the main reasons is that there are a lot of new voters and naturalized citizens that don't have a tradition of loyalty to either party, therefore, they are open to be convinced or, like I say, open to be romanced .'
‘‘We romanced the idea of having customers see what's in the store - people and products - when they're not in the store,' says Zenaide Russack, Canal Jean's manager.'
4.Engage in a love affair.
‘we started romancing '
‘Spokespeople for Jennifer and Vince have insisted the pair are not romancing .'
‘The smitten couple, who have been romancing for six years, got engaged in March this year in Paris' Eiffel Tower.'
‘to a certain degree I am romancing the past'
‘the Romance languages'
2.Relating to or denoting the group of Indo-European languages descended from Latin, principally French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan, Occitan, and Romanian.
‘Cox was a serious amateur philologist and had reading knowledge of the Romance languages along with Hungarian, Polish, Greek and German.'
‘Readers who have studied Romance languages other than Romanian will be able to see from the above that there are tantalising similarities between the language and, say, Spanish.'
‘The history of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance shows how stigmatized varieties of Latin came eventually to flower as Romance languages were recognized as legitimate for writing and publication.'
‘In the areas once part of the Roman empire, Latin was effectively the vernacular and it gradually evolved into the various Romance languages of western Europe.'
‘Such guidance is simply invaluable to those who face the bewildering inconsistencies in English which Romance , Slav, Germanic and even Hungarian generally lack.'