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noun as in imperfection

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In the book, Tavris and Aronson argue that the same ability to overlook minor flaws in a marriage leads to overlooking major ones.

But the flaws and peccadilloes of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo pale beside the misdeeds of patrons and pontiffs.

She avoids an exhaustively descriptive definition because she opposes condemning all novels based on the flaws of some novels.

It can be really good if somebody is an amazing talent right off the bat or it can highlight your flaws.

And by mercilessly diving headfirst into these exploits, “Discord” discovers a universal truth: no human is human without flaws.

Scratches and flaws in the glass of slide or cover are likewise a common source of confusion to beginners.

His warm and palpitating generalisations, for all the flaws in their reasoning, bear the irrefutable mark of moral reality.

The prisoner's counsel catch at supposed flaws of evidence, or bad character of witnesses, without meeting the case.

Daylight would be let into indictments, and flaws would soon be hard to find.

One of those fitful flaws of wind to which the lake is so liable struck the sail suddenly, and over went my boat.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flaws, such as: blemish, weakness, failing, defect, foible, and glitch.

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