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partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent