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::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy