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Interjection

A word, cry, or phrase expressing sudden or strong emotion

the interjection disrupted the entire class

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predilection

preference

my predilection for Chinese food is not as strong as my predilection for pizza

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projectile

an object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge

nobody could ever hit the man right in the heart, however John was an expert at projectile shooting

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impending

soon to be taking place or happening

They took cover from the impending tornado

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propensity

a natural inclination or leaning

My propensity towards music inspired me to go to art school

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trajectory

Course, curve or path describes by a moving particle or body

the trajectory of the flight patterns assured that no two planes would land at the same time

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eclectic

not following one system, but selection from various systems an methodologies

I have an eclectic belief system.

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pendulous

hanging down loosely

the child jumped off of the swing, which continued to be pendulous

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electorate

the body of persons entitled to vote in an election

One electorate seems to be having a hard time choosing who to vote for

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abject

completely or totally hopeless

he looked at her with an abject look

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appendicitis

inflammation of the tubular outgrowth of the small intestine

the doctor told him that he needed to start eating healthier since he had appendicitis

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sacrilege

a violation of anything holy

The sacrilege act upset hundreds of people