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synonyms for drawback

  • defect
  • deficiency
  • difficulty
  • failing
  • fault
  • flaw
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • impediment
  • imperfection
  • inconvenience
  • obstacle
  • shortcoming
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • weakness
  • check
  • detriment
  • disability
  • evil
  • ill
  • lack
  • nuisance
  • trouble
  • fly in the ointment
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antonyms for drawback

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • convenience
  • help
  • perfection
  • satisfaction
  • strength
  • strong point
  • fitness
  • happiness
  • profit
  • boon
  • extra
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The app’s major drawback is that you have to pay for it, but this allows its developers to sustain the platform without ads or data-harvesting.
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One of the drawbacks of these models is that performance can falter a bit as the bag gets fuller.
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Though social media has its drawbacks, it enables these products and concepts to reach a wider audience.
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The problem, he says, is that forecasting comes in two main categories, and both suffer from substantial drawbacks.
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It’s a smart policy because ProRAW does have some real drawbacks.
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While not without its drawbacks, the '040 processor was an obvious candidate for Apple's next line of premium workstations at time.
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The various methods have benefits and drawbacks, and it’s only natural that each team believes they’re backing the winning horse.
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We’re trying to champion ideas and formats that really use the fact that we’re shooting remotely as an asset as opposed to a drawback.
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WORDS RELATED TO DRAWBACK

  • bar
  • check
  • difficulty
  • drawback
  • encumbrance
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • limitation
  • obstacle
  • pale
  • preventive
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • stumbling block
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.