The 'favourite' group
These nouns refer to someone's favourite or preferred thing. Bete noire refers to someone's least favourite thing.
bete noire bible blue eyed boy choice dream favourite hero heroine ideal idol lifeblood love mecca paradise passion prayer pride and joy wet dream wish list
Pine Springs mineral water is my favourite.
Her voice, as so often when talking about her hero, falls to a rapt whisper.
The Lake District is a walker's paradise.
He said that since boats became his passion, he had not given a second thought to his old banking life.