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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved