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penchant

pen·chant

penchant

 
pronunciation:
pen chnt
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong liking for or inclination towards something.
She has a penchant for reading in bed and often stays up very late.He has a penchant for interrupting, and I find it very irritating.
synonyms:
bent, disposition, fondness, inclination, leaning, partiality, predilection, proclivity, propensity, tendency, weakness
similar words:
affinity, bias, predisposition, preference, relish, zest