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  • nounblemish, imperfection
  • verbbreak from belief, faith

synonyms for defect

  • bug
  • crack
  • deficiency
  • deformity
  • error
  • fault
  • flaw
  • glitch
  • injury
  • irregularity
  • lack
  • mistake
  • shortage
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • birthmark
  • blot
  • blotch
  • break
  • catch
  • check
  • discoloration
  • drawback
  • failing
  • foible
  • frailty
  • gap
  • gremlin
  • hole
  • infirmity
  • kink
  • knot
  • mark
  • marring
  • patch
  • rift
  • scar
  • scarcity
  • scratch
  • seam
  • second
  • sin
  • speck
  • spot
  • stain
  • taint
  • unsoundness
  • vice
  • want
  • rough spot
  • weak point
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antonyms for defect

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  • abundance
  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • certainty
  • correction
  • correctness
  • enough
  • good
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • right
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • truth
  • blank
  • boon
  • clarity
  • cleanliness
  • closure
  • line
  • improvement
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It then spent another five working out the right composition and manufacturing process to prevent defects and dendrites.
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Under the law, defects or recalls that affect vehicle emissions equipment have to be reported to the Environmental Protection Agency.
TOYOTA FINED $180 MILLION FOR 10 YEARS OF NONCOMPLIANCE WITH EPA REGSJONATHAN M. GITLINJANUARY 15, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Toyota settled a lengthy Justice Department civil probe into its delayed filing of emissions-related defect reports for $180 million, the government said Thursday.
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On new windows, manufacturers offer warranties against cloudiness and other defects that stretch for many years, so it might be worth digging out the paperwork for your windows, if you still have it.
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She has made a name for herself internationally with her work on reproductive defects.
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In spite of this acknowledged defect, many of the best players in this country regard it as a legitimate and helpful device.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
A note that is payable on a contingency is not negotiable, and the happening of the event does not cure the defect.
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Even then, if the buyer has examined the goods and has discovered a defect, there is no warranty.
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This reading means—'I knew in her no other defect'; which, as no defect has been mentioned, seems inconsistent.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFECT

  • chink in the armor
  • damaging weakness
  • defect
  • failing
  • flaw
  • foible
  • frailty
  • handicap
  • heel of Achilles
  • susceptibility
  • tender spot
  • vulnerability
  • weak link
  • weak spot
  • weakness
  • darkness
  • defect
  • myopia
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