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Christie may have his faults, but he oozes the everyman persona.

Anything to make the protestors look bad and the police good, but there are faults on both sides.

Dubya, for all his manifest faults, is a very gregarious guy.

At least Marnie, for her myriad faults, acknowledges that they exist.

He knows his furniture, each of his trees, every log in his cabin—faults and graces—all on a personal basis.

I came here, as I supposed, a fairly good Christian, with an average amount of piety and an average number of faults.

It was wise in him to do so, and thus to draw men's thoughts from Planner's faults to his own unquestioned merits.

Still, though he had committed great faults, he had shown a surprising ability in extricating himself from their consequences.

Nevertheless (through too much kindness), all these faults were pardoned after they had been looked into.

He should give the bailee notice of all the faults in the thing bailed that would expose him to danger or loss in keeping it.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faults, such as: omission, negligence, defect, misconduct, offense, and indiscretion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.