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::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
::: benediction - blessing
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small