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Word: favoritism

Definition: display of partiality toward a favored person


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::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb