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synonyms for penchant

  • affection
  • affinity
  • predilection
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • taste
  • tendency
  • weakness
  • attachment
  • bias
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • itch
  • leaning
  • liking
  • partiality
  • predisposition
  • proneness
  • tilt
  • turn
  • yen
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antonyms for penchant

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  • antipathy
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • fairness
  • impartiality
  • indifference
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How to use penchant in a sentence

Williams has long had a temper and a penchant for truth-telling.
ROY WILLIAMS IS WALKING AWAY — AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL IS LOSING A PILLAR OF GOODNESSJOHN FEINSTEINAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Given both her penchant for techy terrain and the extensive injuries she’s had to overcome in her career, Allen knows better than anyone the importance of reliable, durable trail shoes.
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An only child, Bottini was an athletic tomboy with a penchant for art.
TRIBUTE TO ‘GIVE ‘EM HELL’ LESBIAN FEMINIST PIONEER IVY BOTTINIKAREN OCAMBMARCH 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Players whose kickout passes led to their teammates making at least 100 catch-and-shoot 3-pointers, and the shooting percentage on those shots, 2019-20Morant has a penchant for giving teammates wide-open looks.
HOW FAR CAN JA MORANT TAKE THE RESURGENT MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES?JAMES L. JACKSONDECEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In true adventure game fashion, there are a variety of items to gather, skills to unlock, and armor sets to acquire and improve, turning the samurai with broken dou at the game’s outset into a 13th century hypebeast with a penchant for destruction.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
Of refined tastes, including a penchant for blue china, being a thriving bachelor, he was able to gratify them.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Excellent company; a frequenter of the home of Mme. de la Baudraye, where he satisfied his penchant for gaming.
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These higher flights from Tootles always moved Pansy, who had a penchant for refined romance.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
My landlord had a great penchant, like other Frenchmen of that day, for conversing on the subject of duelling.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
Ling Chu on the contrary had a penchant for buses and seemed to enjoy them.
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WORDS RELATED TO PENCHANT

  • appetency
  • appetite
  • craving
  • drive
  • hunger
  • liking
  • longing
  • lust
  • penchant
  • pining
  • thirst
  • urge
  • wish
  • yearning
  • ability
  • aim
  • aptitude
  • bag
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • facility
  • faculty
  • flair
  • forte
  • genius
  • gift
  • head-set
  • knack
  • leaning
  • mind-set
  • nose
  • penchant
  • predilection
  • predisposition
  • preference
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • set
  • tack
  • tendency
  • thing for
  • tilt
  • turn
  • weakness for
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