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Word: peccadillo

Definition: slight offense or fault; CF. sin


More Vocab Words

::: altercation - noisy quarrel
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
::: conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill