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flaw

flaw as in add a flaw or blemish to
  • "make imperfect or defective"

Synonyms

  • blemisha mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); mar or spoil the appearance of; mar or impair with a flaw; add a flaw or blemish to
flaw as in 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"

Synonyms

  • defectdesert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; an imperfection in a bodily system; a failing or deficiency; an imperfection in an object or machine; a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
  • faultput or pin the blame on ; a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; an imperfection in an object or machine; the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection; (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.); responsibility for a bad situation or event; (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)
flaw as in defect or weakness in a person's character
  • "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"
flaw as in an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness