Thesaurus / gaucherie
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Inadequacy, helplessness, gaucherie, prove that the feelings are bigger than the eloquence.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Her gaucherie was painful to her and evident and very dear to the man perceiving it.
UNDER THE LAWEDWINA STANTON BABCOCK
If the choice had been forced upon him, he would have committed a forgery any day, sooner than a gaucherie.
BARREN HONOUR: A NOVELGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
It was Helena who, pitiful for the gaucherie of the girl, saved the situation by raising the issue of tea.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
There is an awkwardness in men that women like; there is a gaucherie that women detest.
A YOUNG MAN IN A HURRYROBERT W. CHAMBERS
“Certainly not,” stammered I, somewhat ashamed at my gaucherie.
THE RIFLE RANGERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
This gaucherie on his part Bazarov realised, and felt vexed at.
FATHERS AND SONSIVAN SERGEEVICH TURGENEV
But her uneasiness and gaucherie presently dissipated before the cordial and winning simplicity of Gloria's man.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
It is a sign of gaucherie, however, to allow the top of either sock to protrude above the puttee or legging.
Irene would ask, and Jenny, resentful, would scowl at the gaucherie.
CARNIVALCOMPTON MACKENZIE

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