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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
evenhanded - impartial; fair
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination