Example sentences for: peccadilloes

How can you use “peccadilloes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • John McCain, R-Ariz., are winning press plaudits for refusing to answer press questions about past private peccadilloes.

  • "There are people who talk a lot," observes a third participant (Monica Lewinsky's lawyer William H. Ginsburg), "and as part of that scenario, peccadilloes, they may tell fibs, lies, exaggerations, oversell."

  • He will flatter us by the very standards he accuses us of failing to meet, by turning our peccadilloes into moral crises, by the very gloss on his publication that's all about us, and above all by giving us an excuse once a month to write about ourselves.

  • Given the setting, one could posit that Spencer's invective was not concerned so much with the convoluted interplay of the press with his past peccadilloes, but rather was more driven by the unavoidable necessity of having to plant his 36-year-old sister in the earth later that day.

  • Bob thinks Gary Hart must be the most bitter man in North America because his peccadilloes pale by comparison with Clinton's and yet Hart was driven from public life for them.


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