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flaw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flaw

  1. something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing <noted the flaw in the diamond before I bought it> Synonyms blight, blotch, defect, deformity, disfigurement, excrescence, excrescency, fault, blemish, imperfection, mar, mark, pockmark, scarRelated Words abnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weaknessNear Antonyms adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament




flaw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flaw

  1. to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of <that crack has flawed the vase to the extent that its value in the antiques market is greatly reduced> Synonyms blemish, bloody, break, compromise, crab, cripple, cross (up), deface, disfigure, endamage, damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, spoil, vitiateRelated Words deteriorate, enervate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; erode, scour, wash out, wear (away); blight, tarnish; dent, ding, dint; botch, gum (up), queer; lacerate, wound; disable, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, torment, torture; annihilate, bang up, bash, batter, clobber, crush, dash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, scourge, shatter, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wreckNear Antonyms cure, heal, help, rectify, rehabilitate, remedy; edit, remodel, revise; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineAntonyms doctor, fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair, revamp




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