1. favorite son a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state
  2. favorite preferred above all others and treated with partiality
  3. aphrodisiac a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  4. favoritism an inclination to privilege some person or group
  5. favourite something regarded with special favor or liking
  6. favouritism an inclination to favor some person or group
  7. mover and shaker a person who wields power and influence
  8. artichoke a plant cultivated for its large, edible flower head
  9. variety show a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
  10. parity check a system of checking for errors in computer functioning
  11. favored preferred above all others and treated with partiality
  12. fever tree any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever
  13. wave shape the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
  14. Artie Shaw United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band
  15. fluoridation the addition of a fluoride to the water supply
  16. anaphrodisiac tending to diminish sexual desire
  17. levorotation rotation to the left
  18. paradisiac relating to or befitting Paradise
  19. wafer-thin very thin
  20. hammerhead shark medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous