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A fault or failure to meet a certain standard, typically in a person's character, a plan, or a system
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“Again this suggests the shortcoming of the received approach to these general epistles.”
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The state of being ill or unhealthy
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A negative consequence or downside of a given course of action
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The property of being scarce
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A circumstance that makes progress or success difficult
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Failure to take proper care over something
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A breaking of a law or rule
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Bankruptcy or deficiency
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The property of not being in balance
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A mistake, typically unintentional
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An ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
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The state or condition of being implausible or unconvincing
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