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perfect

per·fect

perfect

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: puhr fihkt
definition: free from mistakes or faults; excellent.
Nobody's perfect!The weather is perfect today.
synonyms:
accurate
antonyms:
defective
similar words:
correct, exact, precise, thorough
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pr fekt
inflections: perfected, perfecting, perfects
definition: to make something as good as possible.
Susan has perfected her word processing skills.
synonyms:
achieve, carry out
similar words:
accomplish, close, complete, conclude, finish
derivation: perfectness (n.)
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  • perfectly:
    in a perfect way.