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But the flaws and peccadilloes of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo pale beside the misdeeds of patrons and pontiffs.

Silvio Berlusconi is back in Italian headlines, but not for his peccadilloes or corruption trials.

The French press has been criticized abroad for keeping Strauss-Kahn's alleged peccadilloes under wraps.

In 2001, Premiere Magazine published an extensive article documenting Schwarzenegger's peccadilloes.

Aaron Burr and Richard Cheney (Spiro Agnew's peccadilloes are miniscule in comparison), some two centuries apart.

But what were these peccadilloes compared with the sins of the modern 'cigar-light?'

Tiny peccadilloes were no longer matter of jest, and the sinner exposed stood 'sola' to receive the brand.

They are faultlessly beautiful, exceedingly headstrong and full of fascinating peccadilloes.

They would lie abominably to conceal their peccadilloes; we lie as abominably in boasting of ours.

It is to be hoped that when we have got him his occasional small peccadilloes will not be made too much of.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peccadilloes, such as: indiscretion, impropriety, misdemeanor, vice, faux pas, and venial sin.

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