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appetency

[ ap-i-tuhn-see ]
/ ˈæp ɪ tən si /
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noun, plural ap·pe·ten·cies.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of appetency

1620–30; <Latin appetentia a craving for, equivalent to appetent- (stem of appetēns, present participle of appetere;see appetence) + -ia-ia; see -ency
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