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heaven

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In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
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From Middle English heven, from Old English heofon, possibly from Proto-Germanic *khiminaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kem-, *kam- (to cover).

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heaven

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  1. (often Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The sky.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The paradise of the afterlife in certain religions, considered to be the home of the god or gods of those religions.
    Mommy’s gone to heaven to be with God.
  3. (used without the article) A blissful place or experience.
    Soaking in a warm bath after a long day at work is sheer heaven.

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