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compleat

[ kuhm-pleet ]
/ kəmˈplit /
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adjective
highly skilled and accomplished in all aspects; complete; total: the compleat actor, at home in comedy and tragedy.
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Origin of compleat

1875–80; earlier spelling of complete, used phrasally in allusion to The Compleat Angler
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British Dictionary definitions for compleat

compleat
/ (kəmˈpliːt) /

adjective
an archaic spelling of complete, used esp in the titles of handbooks, in imitation of The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton
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