The author of the new memoir The favored Daughter tells her searing story.
Take Joni Ernst, a GOP darling now favored to be the next senator from Iowa.
favored reporters got calls from favored sources, although some sources were more credulous than others.
His wife, Raisa (and later, First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva), favored the designer and his pieces.
If the court verdict had favored Port Said, Cairenes say, the capital's own ultras would have turned Cairo upside down.
Red clover seems to be the clover that is favored by most people.
He said that because Frigga favored one of the boys and he favored the other.
I know that every man's early years, particularly those who are the most favored by fortune, have their clouds and dark shadows.
The Chief Justice, in various rulings, favored the present occupants.
Lancing boils and abscesses with thorns had been his former habit, but he favored a nail for the purpose nowadays.
c.1300, "attractiveness, charm," from Old French favor (13c., Modern French faveur) "favor, approval, partiality," from Latin favorem (nominative favor) "good will, inclination, partiality, support," coined by Cicero from stem of favere "to show kindness to," from PIE *ghow-e- "to honor, revere, worship." Meaning "act of kindness" is from late 14c. Meaning "thing given as a mark of favor" is from 1580s. Phrase in favor of recorded from 1560s.
"to regard with favor, indulge, treat with partiality," mid-14c., from Old French favorer, from favor (see favor (n.)). Related: Favored; favoring.