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palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
cache - hiding place; V.
cohabit - live together
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake