Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesiafirstbegan to clear its bountifulforests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrativepalm-oilplantations, “haze” has become an almost annualoccurrence in South-East Asia.
An exercitive is the giving of a decision in favour of or against a certaincourse of action, or advocacy of it.
II. A secondargument on which the practice of immersion is confidentlybased is the allegedadmissions of pædobaptist writers in favour of that mode of performing the ordinance.
The judgemade his decisionwithoutfear or favour.
It is pleasant to acknowledge an obligation when the favour has been bestowedcourteously and ungrudgingly.
The termcountertenorfirstappeared in Englandduring the mid 17th century. However, the style of singingoriginated in Elizabethancathedralchoirs, eventuallyfalling out of favourduring the Romantic period.
1922: The warmimpress of her warmform. Even to sit where a woman has sat, especially with divaricated thighs, as though to grant the lastfavours, mostespecially with previouslywellupliftedwhitesateen coatpans. — JamesJoyce, Ulysses
Tis not to sitIn place of worship at the royalmasques, Their pastimes, plays, and Whitehall banquetings, For none of these, Nor yet to be seenwhispering with some great one, Do I affect the favours of the court.
This newsystemfavours the consumerover the producer.
Albuquerque, throughout his career, favoured the Hindu paganry against the HindiMoslems, finding the formermuch lessintractable.
Hecame into the match having beaten the Spaniard in fourfinalsalreadythis year, but Nadal - on a 20-matchwinning streak at the All EnglandClub - was still favoured by many to claim a thirdWimbledon title as he had won all fiveGrand Slammeetings with Djokovic.