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Word: peccadillo

Definition: slight offense or fault; CF. sin


More Vocab Words

::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
::: dauntless - bold; fearless
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses