- flavour enhancer,
- flax kit,
Origin of flawed
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of flaw1
Examples from the Web for flawed
On the other end of the spectrum, there lies an artist like Lena Dunham, who engages in a flaunting of the flawed self.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the actions of a flawed few, it is arguably the finest professional police force in the world.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Islands overrun by flawed people, both indigenous and imperialist.
Court cases are flawed devices to sort out and solve such important social problems.
And he, being a truly, deeply evil character, is about as flawed as you can get.Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel|Marlow Stern|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They may be flawed—they may be true—hardly any one has thought of sounding them.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
When the Evil One wrought in human shapes, surely his work was ever flawed as to feet!The Unknown Sea|Clemence Housman
And it was something golden and immortal in her poor, flawed, human heart.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Pomp and dominion, fame and victory, seem now but flawed and dimly-shaded gems compared with thy bright smile!'Alroy|Benjamin Disraeli
Something had flawed the relation that each called friendship, and refrained from speculating about any other designation for.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
Word Origin for flaw
- a sudden short gust of wind; squall
- a spell of bad, esp windy, weather
Word Origin for flaw
early 15c. (implied in flawed); see flaw (n.). Related: Flawing.
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.