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synonyms for flaws

  • blemish
  • bug
  • defect
  • failing
  • fault
  • foible
  • glitch
  • pitfall
  • weakness
  • catch
  • disfigurement
  • gremlin
  • speck
  • spot
  • stain
  • typo
  • vice
  • wart
  • catch-22
  • slipup
  • weak spot

antonyms for flaws

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  • advantage
  • blessing
  • perfection
  • strength
  • strong point
  • fine point
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How to use flaws in a sentence

Scratches and flaws in the glass of slide or cover are likewise a common source of confusion to beginners.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
His warm and palpitating generalisations, for all the flaws in their reasoning, bear the irrefutable mark of moral reality.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
The prisoner's counsel catch at supposed flaws of evidence, or bad character of witnesses, without meeting the case.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Daylight would be let into indictments, and flaws would soon be hard to find.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
One of those fitful flaws of wind to which the lake is so liable struck the sail suddenly, and over went my boat.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The most even and beautiful varnishes and polishings will be found to be mere roughness, full of gaps and flaws.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Then flitting, exquisite, purple flaws struck across milk-opal water in the bay.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
It's a wonderful, important book, in a way that renders its flaws pretty much meaningless.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
"I see two flaws, therefore give me four more castles that I may support your right," said another great lord.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
We must judge these flaws kindly, for all men are fallible, and bibliographers are no exception to the rule.
A HISTORY OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF BIBLIOGRAPHIESARCHER TAYLOR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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