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predilection - preference; partiality
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
bastard - illegitimate child
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress