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granted special treatment or attention
  • spent my free time on my pet project

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Synonyms & Antonyms of pet (Entry 2 of 4)

a person or thing that is preferred over others
  • the teacher's pet was always getting special privileges

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Synonyms of pet (Entry 4 of 4)

to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner
  • a cat who loves to be petted

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“Pet.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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