Favoring Sentence Examples
She cowered away from him, favoring her hurt wrist.
By giving the king the ecclesiastical patronage they not only made a docile instrument of him, but endowed him with a mine of wealth, even more productive than the sale of offices, and a power of favoring and rewarding that transformed a needy and ill-obeyed king into an absolute monarch.
She'd survived another time, but she couldn't count on fate favoring her much longer, not when madness had begun to take its hold of her.
He wasn't able to track the Others, a set of creatures known for favoring the Black God's dominance of the human world.
It may be that in particular cases particular modes of cultivation disfavour the host; or that the soil, climate or seasons do so; but overwhelming evidence exists to show that the principal causes of epidemics reside in circumstances which favor the spread, nutrition and reproduction of the pest, and the lesson to be learnt is, that precautions against the establishment of such favoring conditions must be sought.Advertisement
He disliked the Privilege of Worms and, favoring the towns against the princes, his policy was diametrically opposed to that of the emperor; however, in 1232 he went to Italy and promised to obey his fathers commands.
Philip endeavoured to placate the Portuguese by the fullest recognition of their constitutional rights, and in particular by favoring the fidalgos or gentry.
His efforts to reconstruct the Spanish navy were attacked both by the apostles of retrenchment and by those who saw in the shipbuilding contracts an undue favoring of the foreigner; the Marine Industries Protection Act was denounced as favoring the large shipowners and exporters at the expense of the smaller men; the Compulsory Education Act as a criminal assault on the rights of the family.
And now he had to contend with parental favoring again.
A rejection of ethnic essentialism, but still favoring a nation state.Advertisement
It would be harder to accuse such a body of favoring European businesses, as many American lawmakers have done in the past.
Events were complicated by the presence of an ancient presence of hatred, and of a heretical faction of knights favoring the Goddess Ceridwen.
A conspiracy, planned with the object, among others, of kidnapping the emperor while on a visit to Venice and forcing him to make concessions, was postponed in consequence of the coup detat by which Louis Napoleon became emperor of the French (1852); but a chance discovery led to a large number of arrests, and the state trials at Mantua, conducted in the most shamelessly inquisitorial manner, resulted in five death sentences, including that of the priest Tazzoli, and many of imprisonment for long terms. Even this did not convince Mazzini of the hopelessness of such attempts, for he was out of touch with Italian public opinion, and he greatly weakened his influence by favoring a crack-brained outbreak at Milan on the 6th of February 1853, which was easily quelled, numbers of the insurgents being executed or imprisoned.
He cuts and saws the solid pond, unroofs the house of fishes, and carts off their very element and air, held fast by chains and stakes like corded wood, through the favoring winter air, to wintry cellars, to underlie the summer there.
By contrast, Augustine is favoring a reifying concept of sign.Advertisement
Fey grew up watching comedy with her family, favoring old movies and classic television shows like The Honeymooners.
In order to solve the problem of short tennis skirts necessitating special undergarments, many manufacturers of tennis apparel are favoring "skort" styles which are a combination of a skirt with attached shorts.
In a move towards preserving the environment, more retailers are favoring online and e-mail catalogs as opposed to mail-outs.
This same preference for one side of the body may show up as asymmetric crawling or, later on, favoring one leg while climbing stairs.
The eye itself looks normal, but it is not being used normally because the brain is favoring the other eye.Advertisement
The hip-hop undertones override any kittenish effect, favoring a vision of strength and glitz.
Whereas the actual cheer team will sport one kind of youth cheerleading uniform (usually favoring the classic cheerleading uniform), the dance squad may favor a sleeker style.
Whether you're favoring the latest line from Cosabella or a sultry Chantilly number, lingerie sets can provide a perfect method of telling your wife that you still find her sexy after all these years.