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foible
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Middlemarch
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  • He knew that this was like the sudden impulse of a madman—incongruous even with his habitual foibles.

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  • She didn’t know all my foibles and shortcomings.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I would read the inscriptions on walls, and carved into floors, a special foible of rich Anglicans who thought they’d get more points with God by being engraved.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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