Example sentences for: penchant

How can you use “penchant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He saw that New Hampshire, with its open primary and penchant for mavericks, was more favorable terrain.

  • Despite his penchant for revolutionary rhetoric, his inspired use of modern techniques of collective mobilization, and his willingness to strike up a tactical alliance with Stalin, Hitler remained a committed foe of what he called "Jew-Bolshevism," and indeed, of all leveling ideologies.

  • If you missed McCain's awful joke, . This describes McCain's penchant for apologies.

  • Having read David Brock's essay in the July Esquire , I am aware of his penchant for the witless smear.

  • On a plane, he meets Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), a cryptic hipster with a penchant for subversive acts both large (he makes high-priced soaps from liposuctioned human fat) and small (he splices frames from porn flicks into kiddie movies).

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