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flawless

[flaw-lis] /ˈflɔ lɪs/
adjective
1.
having no defects or faults, especially none that diminish the value of something:
a flawless Ming Dynasty vase.
2.
legally sound:
The prosecution had a flawless case.
3.
having no discernible blemishes or shortcomings; perfect:
flawless French; flawless beauty.
Origin of flawless
flaw1 + -less
Related forms
flawlessly, adverb
flawlessness, noun
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  • He was fastidious and hyper-critical to a degree, and he wished her ring to suit her, to be flawless.

    The Purple Heights Marie Conway Oemler
  • Dramatically it was a flawless performance; intellectually it was masterful.

  • Above the open collar of her brown riding costume stood the flawless column of a fair and tall white throat.

    The Covered Wagon Emerson Hough
  • I dug deeper and it came up in chunks, and it was fine and flawless.

    The Jucklins Opie Read
  • In 1799 he carried to Paris and there showed to Lalande several discs of flawless crystal four to six inches in diameter.

Word Origin and History for flawless
n.

1640s, from flaw + -less. Related: Flawlessly; flawlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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