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to a fault

Definition of to a fault

  1. :  to a great or excessive degree <generous to a fault> <honest to a fault>



Word by Word Definitions

faultplay
  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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