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Synonyms for pet

Synonyms for pet

one liked or preferred above all others

given special, usually doting treatment

to touch or stroke affectionately

to engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest


Synonyms for pet

a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

stroke or caress gently

stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

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preferred above all others and treated with partiality

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Our incentives are built around efficiency," Petters says.
Petters and graduate student Amir Aazami extended the mathematics of relatively simple examples to include what Petters called "higher order caustics.
In 1937, the engine industry was and nationalizing its ranges and during that time, Petters Ltd.
Jon Hopeman, lead attorney on the Petters case, has a distinguished career that strengthens the defense team for Mr.
In a complaint filed in Chicago, the bank said, 'Thane Ritchie made the decision to invest significant sums from two of his firm's hedge funds with Petters, at a time when those funds were supposed to be winding down.
The action came on the same day that a federal judge appointed a receiver to oversee the assets of Petters Group Worldwide, Sun Country's corporate parent.
Petters Aviation, a division of Petters Group Worldwide and provider of value-added services to the executive and corporate aviation market, has announced that it has acquired Southwest Aviation Inc, a Minnesota-based private air charter carrier operating as Charter First.
About two-thirds of the Reagan is different from today's newest Nimitz-class carrier, the USS Harry Truman, said Mike Petters, vice president and general manager of aircraft carriers programs at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Surviving heat and bloody nose: Tiger Woods survived the heat to shoot a 70 in the first round of the Asian Honda Classic in Bangna, Thailand, and bloodied Lee Petters survived a whap in the nose to lead the tournament with a 6-under-par 66.
The recent news concerning Tom Petters and the Petters Group companies (collectively "Petters") has caused a great deal of speculation and rumors.
Under Petters guidance, Telenor has established itself as a preferred mass market operator in Myanmar.
Petters Aviation, a division of Petters Group Worldwide, said today (15 November) that it has acquired 100% of Whitebox Advisors LLC's interest in Sun Country Airlines.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Petters Aviation, LLC and its subsidiaries, including MN Airlines, LLC, d.
Petters Aviation-owned Sun Country Airlines will continue to fly its regular scheduled and charter service with no affect on operations or schedule.
Sun Country Airlines, privately held by Petters Group Worldwide, is based in St.