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love interest

noun

in entertainment, a romantic subplot; also, the actor employed to portray this

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  • I can only attribute it to the love interest associated with the beggar.

  • As for the love interest, who should supply this better than the Turk?

  • She had read novels, but the love interest in them was like a musical theme which she, hearing, did not fully understand.

    The Shoulders of Atlas Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • In his problem plays and his popular plays alike the love interest is the interest of seeing the woman hunt the man down.

    Man And Superman George Bernard Shaw
  • The oldest novel in the world at any rate, White reflected, was a story with a hero and no love interest worth talking about.

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