Adjective(1) encouraging or approving or pleasing(2) (of winds or weather(3) presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome(4) giving an advantage
(1) Dragonflies that migrate appear to build up fat reserves, wait for favorable winds, take rest breaks, and reorient themselves when they lose their way, according to the study.(2) He tells her that he was a host for him for twelve days until the wind was favorable again.(3) A less stringent criterion is whether a certain type of mutation occurs more often under conditions favorable to the survival of the resulting mutants.(4) Without this favorable environment, transformational activities would have been more difficult to undertake.(5) We postulate that past experience can lead us to the identification of initial conditions favorable to crystallization.(6) While I have a generally favorable impression of the book, I do have a couple of complaints.(7) Even in the harbor they were raising sails that caught a favorable wind.(8) Furthermore, overall attitudes toward such policies are becoming increasingly favorable .(9) Often it seemed that his teachers were not well placed to contain and divert this student's behavior toward more favorable outcomes.(10) Eager to attack Troy, Agamemnon kills her, and the Greeks are given favorable winds for their ships.(11) They can be designed and directed to influence the will of foreign leadership to create conditions favorable to any country's strategic aims or objectives.(12) And so they traveled north with the current and favorable winds of the season.(13) The formation of biofilms makes conditions more favorable for bacterial persistence in the lungs.(14) If the film received favorable reviews on initial release, that praise paled in comparison to word-of-mouth buzz following a real nuclear accident.(15) The ad had reached enough viewers to make a favorable impression across the district.(16) A favorable climate of legislation, regulation, and taxation will foster such development.
(1) favorable impression :: bamhloniphe
1. approving ::
2. advantageous ::
3. positive ::
4. friendly ::
5. golden ::
1. adverse ::
2. derogatory ::
3. negative ::
4. unfriendly ::
Different Formsfavorable, unfavorable
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