flawed argument meaning, flawed argument definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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Something that is flawed has a mark, fault, or mistake in it.      adj  
These tests were so seriously flawed as to render the results meaningless.     
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flaw, flared, fled, flagged

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settling an argument
start an argument on purpose
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
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