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Weak part   /wik pɑrt/   Listen
Weak part

A place of especial vulnerability.  Synonyms: soft spot, weak spot.

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"Weak part" Quotes from Famous Books

... There are on this wall and the turret different types of masonry, which represent five distinct periods of building, from the twelfth to the nineteenth century. But the junction between the work of two of these periods, being a weak part, shows by the crack down the wall from the parapet that some movement has ...
— Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901) - A Short History & Description Of Its Fabric With An Account Of The - Diocese And See • Hubert C. Corlette

... Master not least dear, Holy, and blameless, yet refused assent Of full belief, until he could content Mere human senses. In your piety, As you are one in name, industriously So copy them: but shun their weak part—Incredulity. ...
— The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb IV - Poems and Plays • Charles and Mary Lamb

... evidently the weak part of the armor; and I would do well to point it out to M. Gransiere. Jacques's counsel are capable of making that the ...
— Within an Inch of His Life • Emile Gaboriau

... am I to think of you? It was but the other day that all that you are now telling me of Miss Boncassen, you were telling me of Lady Mabel Grex." Here poor Silverbridge bit his lips and shook his head, and looked down upon the ground. This was the weak part of his case. He could not tell his father the whole story about Mabel,—that she had coyed his love, so that he had been justified in thinking himself free from any claim in that direction when he had encountered the infinitely ...
— The Duke's Children • Anthony Trollope

Words linked to "Weak part" :   weakness, Achilles' heel, underbelly, jugular, good part

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