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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREDILECTIONS

Nor was he ever diverted from his predilections by mere fashion or novelty.

I have just been reminded of these predilections of his by good Master Peter.

Besides, Wycherley was decidedly rococo in all his tastes and predilections.

My predilections were in favour of agriculture; and these were encouraged by the advice of him whom I had met.

But we must look at real probabilities, not at fancies and predilections.

They never hesitate to avow their own convictions and predilections.

So completely are we the creatures of our own predilections.

These predilections cling to the species in its cultivated varieties.

All his tastes and predilections were towards fraud and foul play.

But the subject had passed beyond their predilections of what was best to say.