pens

hang, weigh

Usage

  • penchant

    If you have a penchant for some activity, you have a strong fondness for it and thus find it enjoyable.

  • propensity

    A propensity is a natural tendency towards a particular behavior.

  • pensive

    If you are pensive, you are deeply thoughtful, often in a sad and/or serious way.

  • recompense

    When you offer recompense to someone, you give them something, usually money, for the trouble or loss that you have caused them or as payment for their help.

  • indispensable

    An indispensable item is absolutely necessary or essential—it cannot be done without.

  • compensate

    When you compensate someone, you either pay him for work that he has done or make up for something that you have done to him.

  • expensive

    Something expensive costs a lot of money or has a high price.

  • compensation

    something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

  • compensatory

    Serving for compensation; making amends.

  • dispensable

    capable of being dispensed with or done without

  • dispensation

    an exemption from some rule or obligation

  • dispense

    administer or bestow, as in small portions

  • dispenser

    a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts

  • expense(n.)

    amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

  • expense(v.)

    reduce the estimated value of something

  • inexpensive

    relatively low in price or charging low prices

  • suspense

    apprehension about what is going to happen

  • suspenseful

    (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense

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