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It was overkill for a one-night trip, but I hoped that obsessive preparation could tamp down my proclivity for imagining worst-case scenarios.
It is asserted that she had had, all her life, an avowed proclivity to suicide.
Yet before he took this step he was accused of a proclivity toward extraordinary things.
And as we know Don Benigno's proclivity in this direction, the shaft went home with diabolical effect.
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And there is, in many French poets, a fatal proclivity to fuss just a little too much over their subjects.
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The frog has a proclivity for squeezing into holes and cracks, or beneath objects on the ground.
His father soon heard of this obnoxious proclivity, and did what he could to divert him back to medicine again.
The gambling proclivity is doubtfully to be classed as a feature belonging exclusively to the predatory type of human nature.
The result, so far as concerts the workman's life of faith, is a proclivity to undevout scepticism.
The reversion comprises both the sense of workmanship and the proclivity to indolence and good-fellowship.

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