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a feeling of favorable regard

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an inclination to approve

an advantage to the benefit of someone or something

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souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

an act of gracious kindness

treat gently or carefully

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bestow a privilege upon

consider as the favorite

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So that, however I may have occasion to rue my present audacity, I have at least the most respectable precedents in my favour.
The tales, therefore, though less purely Oriental than in their first concoction, were eminently better fitted for the European market, and obtained an unrivalled degree of public favour, which they certainly would never have gained had not the manners and style been in some degree familiarized to the feelings and habits of the western reader.
of the present enormous rates, some favour might not be
On the other hand, Archbishop Terence Finlay of Toronto, who presides over the largest diocese in Canada with 220 parishes and 90,000 faithful, supports the "blessings" and "personally favours a local option to allow parishes to decide.
voted 63% to 37% in favour of blessing homosexual unions in a church service.
The UK energy industry favours state support of some kind for nuclear builds, particularly towards clean up costs, but the degree to which the Government should be involved varies garners little consensus.
With nuclear builds a distant ambition, stakeholders favour the immediate emission reductions provided by increased efficiency
All seven also favour extending spousal benefits to active homosexuals and Kennedy, moreover, favours same-sex spouses legislation.
Earlier, both men made it clear that they favour the move.