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 for Liked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Like \Like\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liked (l[imac]kt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Liking.] [OE. liken to please, AS. l[imac]cian,
     gel[imac]cian, fr. gel[imac]c. See Like, a.]
     1. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. [Obs.]
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              Cornwall him liked best, therefore he chose there.
                                                    --R. of
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              I willingly confess that it likes me much better
              when I find virtue in a fair lodging than when I am
              bound to seek it in an ill-favored creature. --Sir
                                                    P. Sidney.
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     2. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to
        take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
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              He proceeded from looking to liking, and from liking
              to loving.                            --Sir P.
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     3. To liken; to compare. [Obs.]
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              Like me to the peasant boys of France. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining
             form; "a well-liked teacher" [ant: disliked]

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