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::: favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
::: obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
::: interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.