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From Italian amoracciare.

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amouracher

  1. (reflexive) to fall hopelessly in love; to be infatuated (de (with))
    • 1990, Jean Copans, La longue marche de la modernité africaine. Savoirs, intellectuels, démocratie, Karthala, 92-93.
      La vie est dure, pauvre et malheureuse mais l'existence de cette Afrique-là qui vivote, survit, s'amourache, s'encanaille, se volatilise est indéniable.
      Life is tough, poor, and miserable, but the existence of that Africa which struggles to get by, survives, falls in love, rubs elbows with the common people, [and] vanishes into thin air is undeniable.

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