[ noun ] a relationship between two lovers
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
He imagined they were the kind whose tax_returns were never examined ( if they were , they were never penalized ) , whose children had no unhappy romances , whose names never knew scandal .(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Again among those jubilantly reunited bunkmates , I was shy with Jessie and acted as I had during those early Saturday mornings when we all seemed to be playing_for_effect , to be detached and unconcerned with the girls who were properly our dates but about whom , later , in the privacy of our bunks , we would think in_terms_of the most elaborate romance .(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
A weekly newspaper reported a local romance : `` and the couple were married last Saturday , thus ending a friendship which began in their schooldays '' .
The moonlit night was made_for romance , and he had been looking at her soulfully for some time .
[ adjective ] relating to languages derived from Latin
[ verb ] tell romantic or exaggerated lies
"This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"