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predilection - preference; partiality
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output