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peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
incident - event; event that causes a crisis