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An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
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  1. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
  2. An imperfection or weakness; fault; flaw; blemish
  3. An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency.
(Countable) Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.
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  1. (Countable) Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.
  2. (Uncountable) Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.
  3. A shortcoming; defect; fault; blemish
A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
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  1. A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
  2. A mark that mars the appearance, as a stain, spot, scar, etc.
  3. Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
A substance used to impart color in staining
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  1. A substance used to impart color in staining
  2. A liquid substance applied especially to wood that penetrates the surface and imparts a rich color.
  3. A discoloration, streak, or spot resulting from staining
A mark that mars the appearance, as a stain, spot, scar, etc.
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  1. A mark that mars the appearance, as a stain, spot, scar, etc.
  2. A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
  3. Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
An insect, spider, or similar organism. Not in scientific use.
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  1. An insect, spider, or similar organism. Not in scientific use.
  2. (Informal) Any microscopic organism, esp. one causing disease; germ or virus
  3. An insect of any kind, such as a cockroach or a ladybug.
Lack of something necessary for completeness; deficiency; shortcoming
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  1. Lack of something necessary for completeness; deficiency; shortcoming
  2. An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency.
  3. An imperfection or weakness; fault; flaw; blemish
(Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
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  1. (Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
  2. (Electronics) A defect in a circuit or wiring caused by imperfect connections, poor insulation, grounding, or shorting.
  3. A mistake; an error:
(Countable) Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.
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  1. (Countable) Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.
  2. (Uncountable) Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.
  3. A shortcoming; defect; fault; blemish
A deficiency; a flaw.
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  1. A deficiency; a flaw.
  2. A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
To mar or impair by a flaw:
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  1. To mar or impair by a flaw:
  2. To mar, as by some flaw or fault; spoil the perfection of
  3. To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
To cause damage to.
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  1. To cause damage to.
  2. To incur damage
To treat badly; harm.
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  1. To treat badly; harm.
  2. (Rare) To do a disservice to; harm
To do harm to:
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  1. To do harm to:
  2. To do harm to; hurt, damage, etc.
To have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
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  1. To have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
  2. To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
  3. To cause injury, damage, or pain
To make worse, less, weaker, etc.; reduce an ability or function
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  1. To make worse, less, weaker, etc.; reduce an ability or function
  2. Of property or a contractual right, to interfere in such a way as to diminish its value. Of property or a contractual right, to interfere in such a way as to diminish its value.
  3. To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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  1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  2. To cause damage to; impair:
  3. To do physical harm or damage to; hurt
To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
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  1. To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
  2. To injure or damage so as to make imperfect, less attractive, etc.; spoil; impair; disfigure
  3. To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
To affect detrimentally or harmfully by a judgment or act.
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  1. To affect detrimentally or harmfully by a judgment or act.
  2. To injure or harm, as by some judgment or action
  3. To fill with prejudice or cause to judge with prejudice.
To lose luster; grow dull; discolor, as from oxidation
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  1. To lose luster; grow dull; discolor, as from oxidation
  2. To detract from or spoil:
  3. To become less enjoyable or estimable:
To weaken morally; debase; pervert
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  1. To weaken morally; debase; pervert
  2. To invalidate either partially or completely.
  3. To interfere with; to impair; to render null and void; to cause to have no effect.
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