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penchant
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
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Definition
a strong liking or tendency
  • It was Pea's one close exposure to an aspect of womankind that Gus was always talking about—their penchant for flying directly in the face of reason.
    Chapters 11-12 (73% in)
  • It was called the Buckhorn, because of the owner's penchant for using deer horns for coat and hat racks.
    Chapters 42-43 (15% in)
  • Though he knew Gus's penchant for trouble, it was a shock to see Pea Eye in such a state.
    Chapters 93-94 (90% in)

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