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::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
::: aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill