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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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 Also, while Sunday was a near-flawless performance, most of their games in these playoffs have been more disjointed. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "The Unnerving Excellence of Steph Curry and the Warriors," 4 June 2018 In the end, this 500 came down to a veteran driver turning in a flawless performance for the best team in Indy history. Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Will Power takes charge in final laps to win the Indianapolis 500," 27 May 2018 The House of Run guys talk about Kipchoge's flawless performance in London, Galen Rupp's next move and more in their most recent podcast. Ken Goe, OregonLive.com, "Imagine Hayward Field's east grandstand in ... Corvallis: Oregon track & field rundown," 26 Apr. 2018 Here's how to get a plush, flawless, stays-put-forever red lip. 1. Lauren Valenti, Marie Claire, "Makeup Genius Lisa Eldridge Has a Super Easy Trick for Doubling Your Lip Size," 24 Feb. 2017 For her role as presenter at last night's Oscars, Charlize Theron looked to celebrity facialist Joanna Vargas for a skin treatment that would leave her face utterly flawless. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Get Charlize Theron's Oscars Glow," 3 Mar. 2014 Gravity exists, Beyoncé is flawless, and there are only three Hemsworth brothers — Liam, Luke, and Chris. Allie Gemmill, Teen Vogue, "U.S. Open Viewers Noticed a Liam Hemsworth Doppelgänger in Tennis Player Karen Khachanov," 5 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined above

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