If you have a penchant for some activity, you have a strong fondness for it and thus find it enjoyable.
A propensity is a natural tendency towards a particular behavior.
If you are pensive, you are deeply thoughtful, often in a sad and/or serious way.
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.
An indispensable item is absolutely necessary or essential—it cannot be done without.
Something expensive costs a lot of money or has a high price.
something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
Serving for compensation; making amends.
capable of being dispensed with or done without
an exemption from some rule or obligation
administer or bestow, as in small portions
a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
reduce the estimated value of something
relatively low in price or charging low prices
apprehension about what is going to happen
(of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
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