Preeminent and Predilection
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Predilection (PRED uh LEK shun) n: a natural preference for something
• The impatient judge had a predilection for well-prepared lawyers who said what they meant and didn't waste his time.
• Joe's predilection for saturated fats has added roughly a foot to his waistline in the last twenty years.
Preeminent (pree EM uh nunt) adj: better than anyone else; outstanding; supreme
• The nation's preeminent harpsichordist would be the best harpsichordist in the nation.
• The Nobel Prize-winning physicist was preeminent in his field but he was still a lousy teacher.
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