appetence

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appetence

, appetency
an attraction or affinity
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Man may be a roving, lustful machine whose sincere desires lead him into all kinds of dissolution and trouble--in Arnold's phrase, "doing as one likes--but if he has only the 'best self' or 'inner check' about him, he will silence such appetency and conduct himself lawfully.
For some months I had been ill in health, but was now convalescent, and, with returning strength, found myself in one of those happy moods which are so precisely the converse of ennui --moods of the keenest appetency, when the film from the mental vision departs .
London-based Vineet comes from a middle class family, was born and bred in Mumbai and interestingly, has always had a strong appetency for aviation.
This approach--voiced in places like Burnt Norton II and III; East Coker III; Dry Salvages III; and Little Gidding III--depends upon "abstention from movement; while the world moves i In appetency, on its metalled ways / Of time past and time future" (Burnt Norton III).