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preferential
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
showing favoritism
  • It is often impossible to find out either party's real wishes; with luck, they end by doing something that neither wants, while each feels a glow of self-righteousness and harbours a secret claim to preferential treatment for the unselfishness shown and a secret grudge against the other for the ease with which the sacrifice has been accepted.
    Chapter 26 (51% in)

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