GRE Word List


a slight offense

The meaning of the word peccadillo is a slight offense.

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lumenthe cavity of a tubular organ or part
colloquialused in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation
bristlea short stiff coarse hair or filament
eclecticcomposed of elements drawn from various sources
analogya comparison of two otherwise unlike things based on resemblance of a particular aspect
gossamera film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather
distractto draw or direct (something, such as someone's attention) to a different object or in different directions at the same time
evasivetending or intended to evade : equivocal
pestlea usually club-shaped implement for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar see mortar illustration
remissnegligent in the performance of work or duty : careless