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synonyms for penchant

  • affection
  • affinity
  • predilection
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • taste
  • tendency
  • weakness
  • attachment
  • bias
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • inclining
  • 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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Douek said that while she can only speculate as to YouTube’s motives, she suspects that its penchant for avoiding headlines is at least partly intentional.
‘YOUTUBE MAGIC DUST’: HOW AMERICA’S SECOND-LARGEST SOCIAL PLATFORM DUCKS CONTROVERSIESWILL OREMUSAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Delaney, a 39-year-old IT consultant, already had a penchant for activism.
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Unless you’re a legal expert or have a penchant for nosing through dense legal documents, across not just the EEOC but other relevant regulatory bodies, things can start to get easily tangled.
‘IT GETS REALLY TRICKY’: WITH VACCINE MANDATES, INCENTIVES NOW LEGAL, HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS FOR EMPLOYERSJESSICA DAVIESJUNE 4, 2021DIGIDAY
He was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in 2015, where he struggled early but found his game — and his penchant for 3-point shooting.
DALLAS NEEDED A SPARK OFF THE BENCH. TIM HARDAWAY JR. HAS BEEN A WHOLE GENERATOR.DOROTHY J. GENTRYMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
They have a penchant for travel far greater than their heterosexual counterparts.
LGBTQ TRAVELERS TO THE RESCUE!ED SALVATOMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Pivotal to DeRozan’s production is his penchant for creating in isolation.
HOW DEMAR DEROZAN HAS KEPT A YOUNG SPURS SQUAD AFLOATJAMES L. JACKSONAPRIL 30, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When it comes to housing, Encinitas has a penchant for pushing back against state law.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: ENCINITAS IS READY TO COMPLY WITH STATE HOUSING LAWSJARED WHITLOCKAPRIL 14, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Instead, his help defense is below-average, despite his penchant for blocking shots.
THE MAVERICKS BET BIG ON KRISTAPS PORZIŅĢIS. IT’S PAYING OFF ON OFFENSE, BUT WHAT ABOUT DEFENSE?JARED DUBINAPRIL 14, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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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WORDS RELATED TO PENCHANT

  • appetency
  • appetite
  • craving
  • drive
  • hunger
  • liking
  • longing
  • lust
  • penchant
  • pining
  • thirst
  • urge
  • wish
  • yearning
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