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tragic flaw

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The first known use of tragic flaw was in 1913

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“Tragic flaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tragic%20flaw. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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