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faulty

1. mod. fake. Faulty leather on this chair. Gimme the real stuff.
2. mod. wrong. No. You are just faulty about the number.
References in classic literature ?
It is more needful that I should have a fibre of sympathy connecting me with that vulgar citizen who weighs out my sugar in a vilely assorted cravat and waistcoat, than with the handsomest rascal in red scarf and green feathers--more needful that my heart should swell with loving admiration at some trait of gentle goodness in the faulty people who sit at the same hearth with me, or in the clergyman of my own parish, who is perhaps rather too corpulent and in other respects is not an Oberlin or a Tillotson, than at the deeds of heroes whom I shall never know except by hearsay, or at the sublimest abstract of all clerical graces that was ever conceived by an able novelist.
I cannot forget, that an intimate friend of mine in Lilliput, took the freedom in a warm day, when I had used a good deal of exercise, to complain of a strong smell about me, although I am as little faulty that way, as most of my sex: but I suppose his faculty of smelling was as nice with regard to me, as mine was to that of this people.
I like this novel," said the curate; "but I cannot persuade myself of its truth; and if it has been invented, the author's invention is faulty, for it is impossible to imagine any husband so foolish as to try such a costly experiment as Anselmo's.
If gratitude and esteem are good foundations of affection, Elizabeth's change of sentiment will be neither improbable nor faulty.
After all, his strange instinct might be more dependable than my faulty human judgment.
FAISALABAD -- After testing the nerves of motorists and traffic wardens for more than a year, the municipal corporation has started repairing the broken and faulty traffic signals of the city.
GOVERNMENT action to get faulty and potentially dangerous white goods out of homes is falling "woefully short".
Last month, the Government launched a new Office for Product Safety and Standards, but it has yet to reveal any plans, despite around a million faulty Whirlpool-made tumble dryers remaining across the country.
Faulty white goods such as washing machines, tumble dryers and fridge-freezers are causing more than 60 house fires a week in the UK, an investigation by consumer group Which?
Faulty white goods such as washingmachines, tumble-dryers and fridgefreezers are causing more than 60 house fires a week, a figure that has remained "stubbornly high" for at least five years, an investigation by Which?
Tenders are invited for Repairing of faulty pump at telecom colony jawahar nagar , Replacement of faulty mccb for dg set at raisinghnagar &shifting of 1.
HP is recalling faulty laptop batteries in Azerbaijan.
I'VE highlighted your right to return faulty goods under the Consumer Rights Act.
We present an algorithm to recover faulty node called Distributed Fault-Tolerant Algorithm (DFTA).
Choice, Australia's non-profit consumer organization, revealed Sunday that the leading automobile companies, who were forced to recall a number of units from the market after the faulty Takata airbags in them had claimed the lives of 18 people and injured more than 180 around the world, were refitting their cars with identical airbags again.