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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
clandestine - secret
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
caricature - distortion; burlesque
crevice - crack; fissure
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
cistern - reservoir or water tank
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
oligarchy - government by a privileged few