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::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: buccaneer - pirate
::: jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement