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feet of clay

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a defect in character
  • She was disappointed to discover her role model had his own feet of clay.

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“Feet of clay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/feet%20of%20clay. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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