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  • n  a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
  • n  the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip

  • Even if it is snowing outside he takes bath with cold water and that is a foible he has from the time we know him.
  • The horse of the year, chestnut-colored Busher, has none of the foibles common to fillies.
  • His every foible, rage and dysfunction have already been exposed by the tabloids in end-of-the-world fonts.
News & Articles

  • Keri Russell’s Message to Paparazzi on Young Stars: ‘Leave Them Alone’
    Keri Russell has some stern words for paparazzi who hound young entertainers, publicizing their every fault, foible and fall: “I really want to say, ‘Leave them alone. I’m going to follow you around, because I promise you that your life is not so squeaky clean either,’” said the actor. Russell, star of the series “The [...]
    Aug. 15, 2013 - Newsmakers via Yahoo! News

  • Irvine Welsh in TV Scoop (blog)
    Talking more of the tale, Welsh said: "Good Arrows is set in South Wales, in the world of professional darts. It is a satire on the most vacuous and self-defeating foible of our times - the cult of minor celebrity. We have a tight, funny and edgy...
  • Peter McEvoy in Times Online
    Gary's got every foible known to man,Peter McEvoy, the captain of the 1999 and 2001 Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup teams and a former amateur partner of Wolstenholme's, said. "He's a complete one-off."

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