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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
entomology - study of insects
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest