Word of the Week: Penchant

CliffsNotes September 30, 2014



Word: PENCHANT (n)

Meaning: a strong liking

Synonyms: fondness, partiality, predilection


1. Young children often harbor a penchant for Curious George.

2. His penchant for the woods caused him to buy a log cabin.

3. My penchant for guacamole made me eat the whole bowl.

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