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 for faible
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foible \Foi"ble\, n.
     1. A moral weakness; a failing; a weak point; a frailty.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A disposition radically noble and generous, clouded
              and overshadowed by superficial foibles. --De
                                                    Quincey.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The half of a sword blade or foil blade nearest the point;
        -- opposed to forte. [Written also faible.]
  
     Syn: Fault; imperfection; failing; weakness; infirmity;
          frailty; defect. See Fault.
          [1913 Webster]

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