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fa·vor·ite

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pronunciation:
feI v riht [or] feIv riht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing treated with special favor.
synonyms:
darling, jewel, pet, treasure
antonyms:
bete noire
similar words:
choice, preference
definition 2: a competitor thought to be the most likely winner.
synonyms:
front-runner
similar words:
leader, pacesetter
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part of speech: adjective
definition: preferred over all others; held in the highest regard.
synonyms:
pet, select
similar words:
choice, darling, fair-haired, ideal, popular
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