fault·​less | \ ˈfȯlt-ləs How to pronounce faultless (audio) \

Definition of faultless

: having no fault : irreproachable faultless workmanship

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Other Words from faultless

faultlessly adverb
faultlessness noun

Examples of faultless in a Sentence

this 18th-century chest of drawers is considered a faultless example of early American craftsmanship I may have broken my share of things in the past, but in this instance I am entirely faultless.

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Candidly, Spaniards in Florida were not faultless saviors. Imani J. Jackson, Essence, "U.N. Recognizes Fort Mose, Free Black Town Established 127 Years Before Juneteenth," 19 June 2019 The oval canvas, less than two feet high, commands our attention with its faultless sense of tone, its expressive massing of solids, its unexpected color, and all the rest of Chardin’s formidable arsenal of formal inventions. Karen Wilkin, WSJ, "A Scene Beyond Time," 24 Aug. 2018 The ornate and the sober, the lovingly reclaimed and the state-of-the-art, the one-offs and the series—all meet and mingle here in a happy accretion of faultless good taste. Maria Shollenbarger, ELLE Decor, "An Italian Design Firm Transforms Discreet-but-Luxe Kitchens with a Timeless Florentine Aesthetic," 18 Oct. 2018 The plants are pale and delicate; their counterparts are faultless renderings of abstract form and emphatic color. R. Daniel Foster, latimes.com, "The essential eye of Ellsworth Kelly in 'Line & Color' at the Norton Simon," 21 June 2018 Mourinho isn't faultless and considering the over £300m spent on his squad, there should've been a stronger title challenge this year with the resources at his disposal. SI.com, "Substance Over Style: Why 'Pretty' Football Won't Fix Manchester United's Problems," 11 June 2018 James is not faultless in Cleveland’s current predicament. Robert O'connell, The Atlantic, "LeBron James and the Championship Question," 30 May 2018 Yoon Young-chan, Moon’s spokesman, said Kim acknowledged the poor road conditions in his country, a startling admission for a member of his ruling family, which is considered godlike and faultless among North Koreans. Choe Sang-hun, BostonGlobe.com, "North and South Korea set bold, but difficult, goals for peace," 28 Apr. 2018 Reserved off the pitch and level headed, Silva has consistently dictated whole matches from midfield with near faultless ease year after year. SI.com, "FanView: Why David Silva Deserves to Be Considered Manchester City's Greatest of All Time," 12 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of faultless

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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fault·​less | \ ˈfȯlt-ləs How to pronounce faultless (audio) \

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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