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Daemon
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penchant

(noun) A definite liking; a strong inclination.

Synonyms: preference, taste, predilection

Usage: Our boss humored Bobby's penchant for playing jokes on people until he found himself on the receiving end of one such prank.
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Blame not my tears of penchant for my Princess that like a running tide have stranded this old bark upon a profitable shore.







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I strongly feel that the star number of Officer Malone 23914 is a awesome penchant to celebrate the New York Police Department...and my age at 39 Dancing
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In my opinion, the human penchant for not keeping one's place is the root of all evil.
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Word History: This Word is the present participle of French pencher "to incline" from Vulgar Latin pendicare, a variant of Classical Latin pendere "to hang". This root is also visible in other English words borrowed from Latin or French, such as depend, suspend, pendulum, and appendix—all things which hang in some sense. The original PIE root, (s)pen- "to draw out, stretch" had a Fickle S, that is to say, an initial S that appears in some Indo-European languages but not in others. Latin didn't keep it, but English did in words like spin and the name of one of the best spinners around, spider.


Breton tale from Saint-Cast illustrates their penchant for the fish shape.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
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