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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
check - stop motion; curb or restrain