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penchant
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Jane Eyre
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  • "Little friend," said he, in quite a changed tone — while his face changed too, losing all its softness and gravity, and becoming harsh and sarcastic — "you have noticed my tender penchant for Miss Ingram: don’t you think if I married her she would regenerate me with a vengeance?"

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  • She has a penchant for peppering her speech with politically incorrect expressions and opinions.
  • She has a penchant for bursting into song.

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