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find fault

Definition of find fault

  1. :  to criticize someone or something <No matter what she did, her husband was always finding fault.> —usually + with <Her husband found fault with everything she did.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to come upon often accidentally :  encounter

    :  to meet with (a particular reception)

    :  to come upon by searching or effort

  1. :  an act or instance of finding

    :  something found: as

    :  a valuable discovery

  1. :  lack

    :  weakness, failing

    :  a moral weakness less serious than a vice

  1. :  to commit a fault :  err

    :  to fracture so as to produce a geologic fault

    :  to find a fault in

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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