Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/07/15 Peccadillo

Peccadillo (noun)
peccadillo [pek-uh-dil-oh]


noun, plural peccadilloes, peccadillos.
1. a very minor or slight sin or offense; a trifling fault.

Synonyms
lapse, slip, faux pas, indiscretion.

Origin: 1585-95; < Spanish pecadillo, diminutive of pecado sin < Latin peccātum transgression, noun use of neuter of past participle of peccāre to err, offend

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