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    proclivity

    proclivity - Dictionary definition and meaning for word proclivity

    Definition
    (noun) a natural inclination
    Synonyms : leaning , propensity
    Example Sentence
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for proclivity

Acclivity- an upward slope; Declivity --a downward slope; Proclivity -- a natural inclination

pro(forward) + clivity( think of cliff or high slope, prone to slipping towards it), so a strong predispostion/inclination to... something

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Pro (for) + Clivity = inclination. An inclination for something

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