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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foibles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foibles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of foibles in a Sentence

  1. Ken Levine:

    Sam Simon brought a level of honesty to the characters, is it too bizarre to say Sam Simon made cartoon characters three-dimensional ? Sam Simon comedy is all about character, not just a string of gags. In' The Simpsons,' the characters are motivated by their emotions and their foibles. ' What are they thinking ?' -- that is Sam's contribution. The stories come from the characters.

  2. Colin Strother:

    President Clinton is one of those oldies that comes on the jukebox and everyone bobs their head to, democrats know all about his frailties and foibles and love him anyway. He's particularly popular in the Hispanic community… [and] continues to be the most effective communicator of Democratic values and priorities.

  3. Paul Feig:

    It's just time for women to get to establish themselves in these big leading roles that are three-dimensional, that have foibles and they have vulnerability in a way that women aren't sometimes allowed to be shown.

  4. Paul Klee:

    One does not lash hat lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.

  5. Dannagal Young:

    Presidential candidates may be thinking 'Thank goodness Jon Stewart is not going to be watching my every move.' Because the kind of things he discusses, like the foibles of particular candidates, do shape the public perception.

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