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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That doesn't mean the game is flawless, which is to be expected in something so story-heavy. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Red Dead Redemption II," 25 Oct. 2018 Woods appears to be wearing little to no makeup in the selfie, revealing flawless, freckled skin. Marci Robin, Allure, "Jordyn Woods Shows Off Her Freshly Cut Natural Curls on Instagram," 18 Sep. 2018 Belgium hasn’t received quite as much attention other favorites like Brazil and Spain, but that’s because Roberto Martinez’s side has been relentless and nearly flawless, winning three games by an aggregate score of 9–2. Si.com Staff, SI.com, "Weekend Read: A Case for All 16 Teams to Win the World Cup, Reflecting on Tyler Hilinski and More," 29 June 2018 Moses Sumney The silky smooth falsetto that Moses Sumney is known for remained flawless in his afternoon performance. Erin Richards And Samantha West, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Eaux Claires IV review: Day 2 music," 8 July 2018 The best team in baseball, flawless in most facets, is poised to get even better. Jon Tayler, SI.com, "The Houston Astros Are Only Getting Better," 19 June 2018 The Dolce & Gabbana model and Instagram star looked flawless in a red and white floral dress, nipped in at the waist with a belt. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Kitty Spencer Just Wore a Stunning Floral Dress to the Wedding of Princess Diana's Niece," 17 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined above

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