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Word: peccadillo

Definition: slight offense or fault; CF. sin


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::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
::: clavicle - collarbone
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: ameliorate - improve
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back