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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
defection - desertion
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
berate - scold strongly
captious - faultfinding; too critical
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry