Favourite in a sentence

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Definition of Favourite

  • something regarded with special favor or liking
  • a special loved one
  • a competitor thought likely to win

How to use favourite in a sentence. Favourite pronunciation.

It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
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It would seem as though the Prince Pasha was ready to make him, as well as David, a favourite.
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It is all sunshine and morning with the favourite, the Inglesi.
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He had killed the brother upon the same day that he had dispossessed the favourite of office; and the debt was heavy.
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He turned with a calm face to the door behind which sat the displaced favourite of the Prince, his mind at rest, the trouble gone out of his eyes.
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Two were slaves, one was an enemy, one an invader of his harem, and one was a woman, his wife, his favourite, the darling of his heart.
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It is a favourite question.
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In 1903, a newspaper in Russia sent out thousands of blanks to high school boys and girls all over the country, to discover what books constituted their favourite reading.
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His favourite place of residence was Rome, to which city he repeatedly returned with increasing affection.
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But that is the penalty that a wise man suffers at a time of strife; for if every one saw the truth clearly, we should never fight each other at all. Turgenev's subsequent statement, that so far from Bazarov being a burlesque, he was his "favourite child," is hard to understand even to-day.
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Henry James said of him, that he was particularly a favourite with people of cultivated taste, and that nothing cultivates the taste better than reading him.
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It is a study of village gossip, a favourite subject for satirists in all languages.
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Another favourite device of Dostoevski's is to have one of his characters take a walk, and on this walk undergo some experience that has nothing whatever to do with the course of the action, but is, as it were, a miniature story of its own introduced into the novel.
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Incidentally he spoke of his favourite world-authors.
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Chekhov was a fine conversationalist, and fond of society; despite the terrible gloom of his stories, he had distinct gifts as a wit, and was a great favourite at dinner-parties and social gatherings.
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Madame Nazimova has said that Chekhov is her favourite writer, but that his plays could not possibly succeed in America, unless every part, even the minor ones, could be interpreted by a brilliant actor.
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One of Chekhov's favourite pastimes was gardening.
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A favourite device of the officer is to jam the trumpet against the trumpeter's mouth, when he is trying to obey orders by sounding the call; then they laugh at him derisively as he spits out blood and broken teeth.
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Undoubtedly his favourite was Horace, and in Horace he had suffered a disappointment.
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Now-a-days she never went in the direction of Champion Hill, formerly her favourite walk.
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Examples of Favourite

Example #1
Christian though he was, he was, nevertheless, Oriental to his farthermost corner, and had the culture of a French savant.
Example #2
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #3
But the face of the girl-it was an English face!
Example #4
He was aware also that his brother had visited the Palace often of late.
Example #5
Only when the shadows lengthen may he be stricken.
Example #6
Is it the time, while yet the singers are beneath the windows, to assail the bride?