Intercede vs Predilection - What's the difference?
As a verb intercede
As a noun predilection is
To plead on someone else's behalf.
To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.
To pass between; to intervene.
* Sir M. Hale
- I to the lords will intercede , not doubting their favourable ear.
- He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived.
Condition of favoring or liking; tendency towards; proclivity; predisposition.
* 1987 , Edwin M. Yoder Jr., "Lewis Powell a Fine Sense of Balance," Washington Post , 29 Jun.,
* 2000 , Terry McCarthy, "Lost Generation," Time Asia , 23 Oct.,
- But for him the first rule of judging was to set aside personal predilection and vote the law and the facts.
* 2001 , Marina Cantacuzino, "On deadly ground," The Guardian , 13 Mar.,
- ... youth’s predilection for revolt.
- Wilson doesn’t see any inconsistency between his socialism and his predilection for the high life.