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Sample sentences for the GRE study word predilection

predilection can be used as a noun

1."He used to have a predilection for Bacchus.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
2.Marilla's astonishment could not have been greater if Matthew had expressed a predilection for standing on his head. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.They seem, however, to have some predilection for the latter. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.Tyche was worshipped in various parts of Greece, but more particularly by the Athenians, who believed in her special predilection for their city. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5.Natural philosophy is the genius that has regulated my fate I desire, therefore, in this narration, to state those facts which led to my predilection for that science. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
6.Every human being is born with preferences and predilections which manifest themselves from earliest childhood to death. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
7.It is quite impossible for a man NOT to have the qualities and predilections of his parents and ancestors in his constitution, whatever appearances may suggest to the contrary. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.These predilections for overlooking the obvious, the tangible and the necessary elements in everyday existence tend to make of the Cerebral what he is so often called--a "visionary.. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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