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

  Gaucherie \Gauche`rie"\, n. [F.]
     An awkward action; clumsiness; boorishness.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of being rustic or gauche [syn: rusticity,
           gaucherie] [ant: urbanity]
      2: a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe,
         solecism, slip, gaucherie]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "gaucherie":
     bad job, bevue, blunder, bobble, boggle, bonehead play, boner,
     boo-boo, botch, bungle, clumsy performance, error, etourderie,
     flub, fluff, foozle, fumble, hash, mess, miscue, mistake, muff,
     off day, sad work, slip, stumble, trip

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