FOIBLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of foible
Definition:
n. moral weakness; failing; weak point; slight fault
Example:
You should overlook the foible of Lee; no one is perfect.
The call lasted just 40 seconds, according to police, but is significant primarily for what followed, as a tawdry tale of personal foibles mushroomed into a massive scandal that could bring down a mayor.
Sentence in Classic:
For, these are matters totally beneath a female who is acknowledged by universal admission to be far above the numerous little foibles and weaknesses of her sex.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Prince John, indeed, and those who courted his pleasure by imitating his foibles, were apt to indulge to excess in the pleasures of the trencher and the goblet; and indeed it is well known that his death was occasioned by a surfeit upon peaches and new ale.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context