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used in David Copperfield

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an inclination to behave in a certain way
  • The inhabitants appeared to have a propensity to throw any little trifles they were not in want of, into the road: which not only made it rank and sloppy, but untidy too, on account of the cabbage-leaves.
    Chapters 25-27 (80% in)
  • But the figures had the old obstinate propensity — they WOULD NOT add up.
    Chapters 43-45 (49% in)

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