(1) The heroine's honour is unjustly impugned, but her alleged crime is such a peccadillo that the emotions associated with it seem ludicrously overblown.(2) A serious lie is told to cover a minor peccadillo .(3) In the glow of their log fire, fortified by coffee and cognac, I deliberately steered the conversation towards the peccadilloes of awkward neighbours.(4) Most peccadillos are as harmless as hobbies.(5) Tabloid newspapers have always printed tawdry tales of public figures' peccadilloes , but it hasn't dominated discussion in the same way.(6) Suddenly stories about pop stars and their legal troubles or sexual peccadilloes were no longer relegated to the women's pages.(7) History has usually forgiven presidents their sexual peccadilloes , and the list of American leaders who have been accused of sexual misconduct, in or out of office, is a long one.(8) Over the years I have certainly committed somewhat more than my share of peccadilloes and outright sins.(9) It's true, and there are tons of similarly gossipy tales of women's sexual peccadilloes and the embarrassments of ambition.(10) True to its tabloid format, it has always been strong on exposure of their sexual peccadilloes , of which there are many.(11) The excruciating embarrassment of finding one's personal peccadillos exposed to public scrutiny makes kiss-and-tell the perfect vengeance-fodder.(12) Their sexual peccadillos , family differences and even flaws of personal character were commonly regarded as their own business, not the public's.(13) A series of minor government ministers was involved in a variety of sexual peccadilloes and had to resign.(14) Hanna does not overlook Britten's peccadilloes .(15) And besides, other nations, such as the French, don't get so worked up about the peccadilloes of the famous.(16) This title will first have caused painstaking inquiry into my past, the peccadillos and all.