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Synonyms of flaw

Noun


1. defect, fault, flaw, imperfection, imperfectness

usage: an imperfection in an object or machine; "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

2. flaw, failing, weakness

usage: defect or weakness in a person's character; "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"

3. flaw, imperfection, imperfectness

usage: an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

Verb


1. flaw, blemish, damage

usage: add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

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