venial

[ vee-nee-uhl, veen-yuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF venial
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Now that she was caught, she no longer thought of her offense as venial.

Those who keep the fast "will be pardoned all their past venial sins."

Things must not be done in him which are venial in the week-day classes.

Yet it appeared to me that we were all, at Bly, sufficiently sacrificed to make that venial.

The Bibliotaph could not be convinced that his sin of autograph collecting was not venial.

He, however, so softened his narrative as to leave it but a venial error.

What very different word is sometimes confounded with venial?

I hope so small a divergence may seem a venial error after so many centuries.

To misuse and neglect the flag of his country was, indeed, no venial offense in his eyes.

If it be a breach of hospitality, it is surely a venial one?

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