flaw·​less | \ ˈflȯ-ləs How to pronounce flawless (audio) \

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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The resulting super-affordable foundation leaves a matte finish that looks flawless in pics. Allure, "The 17 Best Drugstore Foundations for All Your Coverage Needs," 6 Sep. 2018 The sentences are flawless, the story (of two orphaned Australian sisters making their way in the world) riveting. New York Times, "New & Noteworthy," 22 May 2018 Using foundation to achieve a flawless complexion is a lot easier said than done. Emily Rekstis, SELF, "8 Ways to Make Your Foundation Look Natural, Not Cakey," 20 Aug. 2018 Aguilera, now 37 years old and a mother of two, is working on a new album and posed with out makeup to show her freckles and flawless complexion. Joy Sewing, Houston Chronicle, "Christina Aguilera poses without makeup, and fans go crazy," 27 Mar. 2018 Posing at the top of a staircase, then in front of one of her vintage cars, Jenner looked completely flawless. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Literally Looks Like an Angel in This Tiny Magda Butrym Dress," 23 Dec. 2018 The makeup artist focuses on making a bride's skin look flawless and goes for a classic look--her BB Cream gives a particularly radiant finish. Jamie Rosen, Town & Country, "Prep Squad: Bridal Hair & Makeup," 20 Nov. 2013 The whole point of this low-maintenance approach is to look naturally flawless. Jessica Cruel, SELF, "11 Concealers You Can Wear Without Foundation," 27 July 2018 They are hailed as accomplished, successful icons of feminism and flawless beauty based solely on their achievements in the lucrative field of being related to Donald Trump. Michael Harriot, The Root, "Melania Trump vs. Ivanka Trump: Who Is the Beckiest of Them All?," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined above

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