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faux pas
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  • Pardon the faux pas.†   (source)
  • "True," I said, hoping to redeem myself from whatever faux pas had drawn that strange look.†   (source)
  • The term is faux pas.†   (source)
  • Over this trouble, solitude, danger, heartbreak of the disaster, there blows suddenly home-town familiarity, and even a faux pas about the nickname.†   (source)
  • My faux pas was so palpably obvious, so idiotic and unpardonable, that to ignore it would show me to be an even greater fool, if possible, than I was already.†   (source)
  • I don't know why I make faux pas.†   (source)
  • [11] He also detected Webster in the frequent /faux pas/ of using spellings in his definitions and explanations that conflicted with the spellings he advocated†   (source)
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