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propensity
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
an inclination to behave in a certain way
  • We see that Danglars was collected enough to jest; at the same time, as though to disprove the ogreish propensities, the man took some black bread, cheese, and onions from his wallet, which he began devouring voraciously.
    Chapters 115-116 (14% in)
  • ; in fact, he could say, 'These two children of a cruel and persecuting king, who have inherited the vices of their father, which I alone could perceive in their juvenile propensities—these two children are impediments in my way of promoting the happiness of the English people, whose unhappiness they (the children) would infallibly have caused.'
    Chapters 51-52 (92% in)

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