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- n. One who favors.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who favors; one who regards with kindness or friendship; a well-wisher; one who assists or promotes success or prosperity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which favors; one who assists or promotes the success or prosperity of another.
Much Love recommended Jelly to us, from photos and descriptions alone terrier-favorer I was partial to Wheatie, and Jifo, being the Corgi/Doxie lover, wanted Banana.
Ionicizations monument bolstered bivouac! saintly favorer?
Ctesias, as is evident, being excessively vain-glorious, and no less a favorer of the Lacedaemonians and Clearchus, never fails to assume to himself some province in his narrative, taking opportunity, in these situations, to introduce abundant high praise of Clearchus and Sparta.
For Antistius was murdered in the senate, because he was suspected to be a favorer of Sylla for
Aristaenus, a Megalopolitan of great credit among the Achaeans, but always a favorer of the Romans, saying one day in the senate, that the Romans should not be opposed, or displeased in any way,
He was, indeed, a favorer of the Lacedaemonians even from his youth, and he gave the names of Lacedaemonius and Eleus to two sons, twins, whom he had, as Stesimbrotus says, by a woman of
Upon which, as if the god had been a deserting soldier, they seized him, so to say, in the act, tied down the statue with ropes, and nailed it to the pedestal, reproaching him, that he was a favorer of Alexander.
Chandra Gokhale, Inspector-General of the Records and favorer of very young girls, chose that moment to groan.
Socrates, a favorer of those heretics; but we do not know the reasons and authority upon which he proceeded.
A fourth was written by him against Eusebius and Epiphanides to prove that Eusebius of Cæsarea was an obstinate Arian, and Epiphanides a favorer of Manicheism, and a very different person from St. Epiphanius of Salamine.
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