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im per fek shuhn

  • n  the state or an instance of being imperfect

  • But this tragedy probably resulted from a design imperfection when the bridge was built, followed by four decades of harsh weather and road salt, proving that nothing is failsafe.
  • Perhaps that's because the left, with all its hemming and nuancing, is more willing to accept imperfection and failure, which are inherent in art.
  • With time I discovered that we shared a few principles: a preference for the "now" rather than the "new," a preference for imperfection rather than so-called good taste and an .
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  • Not just a pretty face
    Gresham's Gabrielle Neilan battles thyroid cancer while preparing for Miss USA competition Amid the flawless make-up, evening gowns and bikinis at the Miss USA competition airing live on Sunday night, Gresham native Gabrielle Neilan will stand proud, her physical imperfection on full display. Look closely, and you’ll see a 1-inch scar across the front of her throat. “It’s my battle wound,” said ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Gresham Outlook

  • Serena Williams in Sydney Morning Herald
    The call with the England game was outrageous,she said. "This is natural. This is human imperfection. Humans can't be perfect -- which is why there is technology. I don't understand how, in this day and age, they don't have better...
  • Jesse Jackson in Austin Weekly News
    Jackson replied, "It is diversionary that even in our imperfection we have the right to stand for dignity and against degradation. We have an obligation to clean up our scars. The only people who have clean uniforms are those who didn't get on the...
  • Chris Martin in BBC News
    Bitter Sweet Symphony is as perfect a song as there is. And I say that as somebody who believes perfection is the enemy of imperfection,said Martin.

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