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  1. Key Member
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    #1

    deep affinity with

    Hello.

    Have I used "affinity" correctly in this sentence?

    She felt a deep affinity with rivers because her father and grandfather were fishermen.

    If affinity doesn't work, what word can I use to suggest she has a special passion for rivers?

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    #2

    Re: deep affinity with

    Perhaps:

    Rivers were in her blood.
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    #3

    Re: deep affinity with

    Does my sentence work at all?

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    #4

    Re: deep affinity with

    I think you can use it.
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