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  • verb Present participle of flaw.


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  • Did they ask themselves why such projects never happened even when credit was flawing?

    Bye Bye GOP! 2009

  • And I just started seeing the impact of our existence as human beings being here and the way we utilized the resources - I started seeing that we were flawing that system.

    Marianne Schnall: Talking Green with Cameron Diaz 2008

  • In the chapel where Sister Hilaria lay in her new coffin, made in the brothers 'own workshop and lined with lead, it was almost as cold as out in the frost, and the body had not suffered any flawing of its serene beauty.

    The Virgin In The Ice Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995 1982

  • They dared not change the past-they could not risk flawing their own present.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame Various, 1973

  • Some of the men in spring went off into the woods to 'flawing,' _i. e._ to barking the oak which is thrown in May -- the bark is often used now for decoration, like the Spanish cork bark.

    Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies Richard Jefferies 1867

  • A seal of beryl, of chrysolite, of ruby; to make impressions (all in good time and proper place though) and receive none: incapable, just as they are, of splitting, or cracking, or flawing, or harbouring dirt.

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems A Selection Walter Savage Landor 1819

  • The manner of the breaking and flawing of them, explicated by Figures.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon Robert Hooke 1669

  • Since I never flawing on none-Ethiopian airlines to travel to Ethiopia I don't have much knowledge how KLM and / or LUFTHANSA airlines connection works … so my question to you is that are you or those who choose to travel on none Ethiopian have to still go through the connection

    unknown title 2009

  • Brie Hodges from Desperate Housewives is the very picture of being perfect but her perfectness causes her to live by rigid, narrow guidelines, deeply flawing her in that process.

    Novel Journey 2009

  • In fine, there's fcarce any who does not meafure law by the eil of his own under - flawing # and condemn what he diilikes o& comprehends not;

    Moral Essays: Contain'd in Several Treatises on Many Important Duties 1677


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