The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
Weak oversight, inadequate contractors and flawed procurement procedures are potential trouble spots, he said in an interview.
Posner may be impish, but the flawed amendment language is a prime villain in the gun debate.
But what a flawed hero is our Rupert.Like Hearst, he was never a pioneer or much of an innovator as a newspaper publisher.
If God had a purpose in this, it was for me to see how the system is flawed so I can do something about it.
See where the glass is flawed—the quicksilver must be pretty nearly all gone from the backs of them.
And yet much of Tarkington's work is flawed by a curious failing.
Her fingers went in to retrieve a hoop of heavy silver, in the midst of which was sunk a flawed topaz.
It is the American story—a story of flawed and fallible people, united across the generations by grand and enduring ideals.
The Finn woman owns about the same thing in a life which may be more still and flawed than mine: her love for strong drink.
early 14c., "a flake" (of snow), also in Middle English "a spark of fire; a splinter," from Old Norse flaga "stone slab, flake" (see flagstone); sense of "defect, fault" first recorded 1580s, first of character, later (c.1600) of material things; probably via notion of a "fragment" broken off.
early 15c. (implied in flawed); see flaw (n.). Related: Flawing.