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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
conclave - private secret meeting
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
primate - group of mammals including humans
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement