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Word: peccadillo

Definition: slight offense or fault; CF. sin


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::: liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
::: forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: mortician - undertaker; CF. death
::: abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)