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 for gaffe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  gaffe \gaffe\ (g[a^]f), n.
     A socially awkward or tactless act.
     Syn: faux-pas, solecism, slip, gaucherie.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas,
           gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie]

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