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Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:20 pm

1. a very minor or slight sin or offense; a trifling fault.

She longed for some recognition by him, even if it took the form of accusing her of serious wrong-doing, that there were difficulties in their marriage that went deeper than his mother's displeasure over what was at most a peccadillo.
-- Edith Wharton, The Buccaneers, 1938
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