endeared (part of speech: verb)
dallied, billed and cooed, enticed, ogled, nuzzled, made love, cherished, kissed, seduced, charmed, caressed, endeared, snuggled, cuddled, spooned, fondled, serenaded, wooed, coddled, courted, flirted, hugged
- Then, the next time they met she was abashed with the recollection of having unwarrantably romanced the plain, simple, homely little man, and she added an embarrassment of her own to that shyness of his which kept them apart. - "Annie Kilburn A Novel", W. D. Howells.
- About a year after that it began to be thought singular how he picked up in health, and Madeline's mother and sister occasionally romanced about the possibility of his recovering and marrying her after all- they had an enormous opinion of the artistic virtue of forgiveness- but it was not a contingency ever seriously contemplated by Miss Anderson herself. - "The Pool in the Desert", Sara Jeanette Duncan.
- I thought he romanced when be said so, but I suppose they are the cousins. - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.