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choice

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3 singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • The restaurant offers a small but choice list of wines from some of Europe's finest viticultural regions.
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choice, exquisite, elegant, rare, delicate, dainty mean having qualities that appeal to a cultivated taste. choice stresses preeminence in quality or kind.
    • choice fabric
exquisite implies a perfection in workmanship or design that appeals only to very sensitive taste.
    • an exquisite gold bracelet
elegant applies to what is rich and luxurious but restrained by good taste.
    • a sumptuous but elegant dining room
rare suggests an uncommon excellence.
    • rare beauty
delicate implies exquisiteness, subtlety, and fragility.
    • delicate craftsmanship
dainty sometimes carries an additional suggestion of smallness and of appeal to the eye or palate.
    • dainty sandwiches

choice

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1 the power, right, or opportunity to choose
  • You have no choice: you have to go to the conference.
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2 a person or thing that is chosen
  • my choice for best song of all time
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3 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • The youth symphony accepts only the choice of the city's high school musicians.
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cream of the crop, Hall of Fame

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4 the act or power of making one's own choices or decisions
  • The prisoner had no choice but to do what he was told.
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5 the act or process of selecting
  • You'll have to make a choice eventually.
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choice, option, alternative, preference, selection, election mean the act or opportunity of choosing or the thing chosen. choice suggests the opportunity or privilege of choosing freely.
    • freedom of choice
option implies a power to choose that is specifically granted or guaranteed.
    • the option of paying now or later
alternative implies a need to choose one and reject another possibility.
    • equally attractive alternatives
preference suggests a choice guided by one's judgment or predilections.
    • a preference for cool weather
selection implies a range of choice.
    • a varied selection of furniture
election implies an end or purpose which requires exercise of judgment.
    • doing a tax return forces certain elections on you


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