flaw·less | \ˈflȯ-ləs \

Definition of flawless 

1 : having no flaw or imperfection : perfect a flawless performance flawless beauty flawless diction The decor is elegant, the service is flawless and the food is exquisite.— Anthony Dias Blue

2 of a gemstone : free of defects : having no internal flaws Some diamond experts dispute that a set diamond can be truly flawless, saying it can be only internally flawlessThe New York Times Style Magazine

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Other Words from flawless

flawlessly adverb
performed flawlessly You know the moments: a computer that has worked flawlessly for as long as you can remember stubbornly refuses to boot one morning. Personal Computer
flawlessness noun
The trouble with having spectacular diamonds for the night was finding an ensemble worthy of such flawlessness. — Plum Sykes

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But the 24-year-old recently took to Instagram to remind fans that even superstars aren't flawless. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "Kelsea Ballerini Goes Makeup-Free in 'Back to Reality' Instagram Post," 2 July 2018 To get Cardi's flawless complexion, Erika used L’Oréal Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation and L.A. Girl HD Pro Conceal, a HG concealer that's frequently name-dropped in online message boards. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Cardi B Wears Drugstore Makeup in Bartier Cardi Music Video," 5 Apr. 2018 Jeffries invited us over during fashion week to give BAZAAR.com a real look at her nighttime skin routine that keeps her complexion flawless despite her busy schedule. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Model Chantel Jeffries Shares Her Nighttime Routine," 1 Nov. 2017 Though the footage is a bit blurry, the 6 God's footwork is flawless. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, "Watch Drake Put His Best Dance Moves to the Test For the 'In My Feelings' Challenge," 12 July 2018 In his fourth start back from the disabled list, and only his fifth outing since May 1, Kershaw kept the scoreboard spotless even if his performance was not flawless. Andy Mccullough, latimes.com, "Kershaw continues to make progress on the mound in Dodgers' 8-2 win over the Padres," 10 July 2018 Kim began the final round with an eight shot lead and was close to flawless. Bill Huber, chicagotribune.com, "Sei Young Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots," 8 July 2018 Lastly, Priscilla highlighted Rihanna's cheekbones with a touch of pearly beige Killawatt, and set the entire look with some matte setting powder for a flawless finish. Karina Hoshikawa, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna Wears Glowy Makeup and Red Lipstick to Ocean’s 8 London Premiere," 14 June 2018 This Liquid Lipstick features a precise application for a flawless matte finish. Maybelline®, Bon Appetit, "Go Un-nude with attitude.," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined above

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