"flaw" in the noun sense
1. defect, fault, flaw
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"
defect or weakness in a person's character
"he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"
an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness
"flaw" in the verb sense
1. flaw, blemish
add a flaw or blemish to make imperfect or defective
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