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Word: penchant

Definition: strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars


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::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: affiliation - joining; associating with
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
::: deranged - insane
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)