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flawlessness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flawlessness the state of being without a flaw or defect
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Quotations

  • Joan Didion
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    “Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.”

Usage

In literature:

Here was the flawless poetry of recreation, the perfection of travel.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Near it was a flawless blue sapphire.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
The pure and flawless gem against the falsely glittering paste!
"Nell, of Shorne Mills" by Charles Garvice
The Harrow first innings closed with 289 runs, Scaife carrying out his bat for an almost flawless 126.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
There was a young moon coming up, a golden crescent in a sky of flawless blue.
"A Little Girl in Old Quebec" by Amanda Millie Douglas
As for the Young Man, his manner was flawless.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
This will perhaps be thought very trivial criticism of a poem which most people admit to be, as a piece of writing, all but absolutely flawless.
"From a Cornish Window" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
He answered in flawless English.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
She was as little, flawless and gleaming as her house.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
Constance was a thoroughbred and played her part flawlessly.
"The Madness of May" by Meredith Nicholson
Only because they're so flawlessly perfect.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
But the English article must be flawless.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
Design of a flawless spaceship.
"Perfect Control" by Richard Stockham
DeeDee wrinkled her flawless brow.
"The Ego Machine" by Henry Kuttner
It was still a yawning hiatus in the otherwise flawless perfection of his conduct as an officer.
"Command" by William McFee
My moral character was flawless.
"Stories from Tagore" by Rabindranath Tagore
Dwell with picturesque pirates, and walk with flawless and touching virtue.
"The Guarded Heights" by Wadsworth Camp
McCalloway, himself in the shadowed interior, turned his head and could see through the door a sweep of sun-flooded hills and flawless sky.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
Flawless order reigned in the simple habitation.
"The Unknown Sea" by Clemence Housman
And they had sires, still farther back, but that dim past is veiled to me, and so I fear I cannot claim a really flawless pedigree.
"Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]" by Walt Mason
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In poetry:

Meanwhile, since Earth itself is blighted,
The Nemesis of Nature wakes;
Her flawless balance must be righted;
If Ceres gives, ... she also takes!
"Bird Slaughter" by John Lawson Stoddard
Thank God! the people's choice was just,
The one man equal to his trust,
Wise beyond lore, and without weakness good,
Calm in the strength of flawless rectitude.
"The Vow Of Washington" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Toiling and yearning, 'tis man's doom to see
No perfect creature fashion'd of his hands.
Insulted by a flower's immaculacy,
And mock'd at by the flawless stars he stands.
"Epigrams" by William Watson
They tell me of my vanished youth,
Of faith in what so flawless seemed,
Before the painful quest of truth
Had proved how much I then esteemed
Was other than I fondly dreamed!
"Old Hymn-Tunes" by John Lawson Stoddard
A flawless cup: how delicate and fine
The flowing curve of every jewelled line!
Look, turn it up or down, 't is perfect still,—
But holds no drop of life's heart-warming wine.
"The Empty Quatrain" by Henry Van Dyke
Lift from its quarried ledge a flawless stone;
Smooth the green turf and bid the tablet rise,
And on its snow-white surface carve alone
These words, he needs no more, HERE WHITTIER LIES.
"In Memory Of John Greenleaf Whittier" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

'Flight': Washington's flawless as a flawed hero.
Barwin's near- flawless season earns gold glove.
Anderson Silva flawless in return to light heavyweight.
That was before Wednesday, when his high fastball was turned around by Ibanez, and Baltimore's flawlessly clutch season melted instantly.
NASA pleased with flawless SpaceX docking.
" Flawless " Balloon Fiesta Launch.
Madore's strong play in net helps Everblades end flawless preseason with win.
When it comes to the electronic genre, the Pretty Lights Music roster is flawless .
Gilead's ' flawless ' football team reunites.
West Virginia far from flawless in win over Terps (Raider Buzz blog).
When you're loose and flawless, you're sexy.
'ParaNorman' has flawless stop-motion animation.
The Norwegian men used nearly flawless shooting to beat defending champion France in the 4x7.5-kilometre race.
The Norwegian men used nearly flawless shooting to beat defending champion France in the 4x7.5-kilometer race.
The first commercial spacecraft to carry cargo to the International Space Station splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, completing a three-week mission that was mostly successful though far from flawless.
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In science:

Martje Kruk-de Bruin and Yolande van der Deijl, for their hospitality and the flawless organization of the meeting.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Definition 2.3. (Flawless Random Binary CSP Bd,t n,m [M]) If for Bd,t n,m [L] each L ∈ L is a bijection, L : D ↔ D, then we write Bd,t n,m [M].
Consistency and Random Constraint Satisfaction Models
Definition 3.4. (Generalized Flawless Random Binary CSPs) For the model Bd,t n,m [L] if L is SC-inducing then we write Bd,t n,m [SC].
Consistency and Random Constraint Satisfaction Models
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