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 for favored
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Favored \Fa"vored\ (f[=a]"v[~e]rd), a.
     1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kindness; as, a favored
        friend.
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     2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as,
        well-favored; hard-favored, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Favor \Fa"vor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Favored (f[=a]"v[~e]rd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Favoring.] [Written also favour.] [Cf. OF.
     favorer, favorir. See Favor, n.]
     1. To regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have
        the disposition to aid, or to wish success to; to be
        propitious to; to treat with consideration or tenderness;
        to show partiality or unfair bias towards.
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              O happy youth! and favored of the skies. --Pope.
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              He that favoreth Joab, . . . let him go after Joab.
                                                    --2 Sam. xx.
                                                    11.
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              [The painter] has favored her squint admirably.
                                                    --Swift.
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     2. To afford advantages for success to; to facilitate; as, a
        weak place favored the entrance of the enemy.
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     3. To resemble in features; to have the aspect or looks of;
        as, the child favors his father.
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              The porter owned that the gentleman favored his
              master.                               --Spectator.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  favored
      adj 1: preferred above all others and treated with partiality;
             "the favored child" [syn: favored, favorite(a),
             favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred,
             preferent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "favored":
     accepted, acclaimed, admired, admitted, advantaged, advocated,
     affluent, applauded, approved, auspicious, backed, better, blessed,
     blessed with luck, chartered, choice, chosen, cried up, excepted,
     excused, exempt, exempted, favoring, favorite, fortunate,
     highly touted, immune, in good odor, in luck, irresponsible,
     let off, licensed, lucky, more desirable, of choice, permitted,
     pet, popular, preferable, preferential, preferred, preferring,
     privileged, prosperous, providential, received, recommended,
     released, rich, selected, spared, supported, to be preferred,
     unaccountable, unanswerable, unliable, unsubject, wealthy,
     well-liked, well-thought-of
  
  

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