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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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 Especially when drugstore foundation can give her skin a flawless finish that any other prestige product could. Carly Cardellino, Cosmopolitan, "Cardi B Loves Herself Some $10 Drugstore Foundation," 8 Mar. 2018 From flawless finishes to frustrating experiences, everyone has a unique hair journey. Seventeen, "These New Natural Hair-Care Products Are Made for EVERY Curl Type," 21 June 2017 Ty’s nearly flawless 2016 mixtape, Campaign, featured the likes of Future, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, and Travis Scott. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, "Ty Dolla $ign Isn’t Just a Feature Artist, He’s a Star," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined above

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