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 Meanings and Examples of FAVORED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
favored
 a.  treated or thought of with great kindness or partiality; favorite
Classic Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
1  Although they considered themselves Scarlett's favored suitors, they had never before gained tokens of this favor so easily.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  She teased him and favored him and asked him questions and answered them herself, so that he appeared very clever without having to say a word.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  "Ashley, you have not favored us with your opinion," said Jim Tarleton, turning from the group of shouting men, and with an apology Ashley excused himself and rose.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Scarlett was inclined to be irritated with the child and favored a spanking.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
5  It was in the matter of the war that he most favored and thrilled them.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  She played for very high stakes, and fortune favored her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
7  Then they resumed their route, and, favored by the darkness, pushed silently and vigorously toward the western shore.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
8  Hound never ran on a more beautiful scent," responded the scout, dashing forward, at once, on the indicated route; "we are favored, greatly favored, and can follow with high noses.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
9  Uncas, however, looking in his face with the fondness and veneration of a favored child, presumed on his own high and acknowledged rank, to reply.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
10  I assured him of my keeping the secret, and begged to be favored with further particulars.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
11  No doubt I should have been miserable whomsoever she had favored; but a worthier object would have caused me a different kind and degree of distress.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
12  My appearance, with my arm bandaged and my coat loose over my shoulders, favored my object.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LI
13  You was favored, and he was bullied and beat.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
14  Its light favored Blucher's ferocious pursuit, betrayed the traces of the fugitives, delivered up that disastrous mass to the eager Prussian cavalry, and aided the massacre.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
15  In spite of this favored Lancer, the label: Prude, under which we have classed her, suited her to absolute perfection.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  According to preliminary, unofficial figures, a large majority, some 84 percent, voted in favor.
17  With infinite difficulty, for he was stubborn as a stone, I persuaded him to make an exchange in favor of a sober black satin and pearl-grey silk.
18  The boss was able to rig the election by bribing people to stuff the ballot boxes with ballots marked in his candidate's favor.
19  The new eleven hour curfew has been brought in by an administration seemingly desperate to stop what has now become a wave of demonstrations against King Gyanendra, his son Crown Prince Paras and increasingly, in favor of a republic.
20  She was constantly surrounded by a group of fawning admirers who hoped to win some favor.
21  Then it occurred to him that the great adventure itself must be a dream! There was one very strong argument in favor of this idea -- namely, that the quantity of coin he had seen was too vast to be real.
22  Because the judge played golf regularly with the district attorney's father, we feared he might be biased in the prosecution's favor.
23  Although a majority of countries are in favor, some Arab states are apparently not convinced that Israel needs to be accommodated in this way.
24  What a night it was for Germany: a desperately close race between the two candidates for Chancellor, declarations of victory by both, then the figures turned slightly in favor of Gerhard Schroeder and the Greens.
25  There was no alternative for them to vote in favor.
26  If you wish to lower yourselfin a person's favor, one good way is to tell his story over again, the way we heard it.
27  Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill.
28  The new development turned the scales in favor of that school.
29  Jane should get a good rise this year; she's in high favor with the management.
30  Chance favors only the prepared mind.