Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable.

We both decided that her fucking around with random men was a venial offense, and that we’d look past it.

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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Venial.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “venial”, accessed December 7, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Venial. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved December 7, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial

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