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synonyms for venial sin

  • impropriety
  • indiscretion
  • lapse
  • minor wrong
  • misstep
  • peccadillo
  • slight
  • slip
  • vice
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How to use venial sin in a sentence

Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It is remarkable to find such a story related without any word about sin and forgiveness.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The weeks lengthened into months, and the holidays came; but just before the holidays Black Sheep fell into deadly sin.
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But that sin was of small importance compared to the other revelations, so darkly hinted at by Aunty Rosa.
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Economy with the good old soul was a cardinal virtue, waste a deadly sin.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO VENIAL SIN

  • atrocity
  • cardinal sin
  • deadly sin
  • disgrace
  • venial sin
  • vice
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