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liking

lik·ing

liking

 
pronunciation:
laI kIng
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling of preference, enjoyment, or fondness.
a liking for chocolatea liking for her
synonyms:
fondness, preference, taste, weakness
antonyms:
aversion, disliking, distaste
similar words:
affinity, bent, inclination, love, partiality, penchant, proclivity
definition 2: approval or favor.
The decision was not to his liking.
synonyms:
fancy, taste
antonyms:
aversion, distaste
similar words:
desire, preference, satisfaction
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