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propensity - natural inclination
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
genre - particular variety of art or literature