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peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
suitor - man who is courting a woman
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
trifling - trivial; unimportant
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner