unblemished

adjective
un·blem·ished | \ˌən-ˈble-misht \

Definition of unblemished 

: not blemished: such as

a : free from unwanted marks or spots an unblemished apple unblemished skin smooth, unblemished steel

b : having no fault or flaw an unblemished safety record pure, unblemished joy

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A year ago, the Cougars took out the Lady Aves in the regional final 18-15, only to have their unblemished (20-0 at the time) season come to an end against the ferocious Bears of Upper Arlington 22-4 last May 31. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Undefeated Mount Notre Dame lacrosse will be a tough out as they head into postseason play," 4 May 2018 Robert Montgomery Knight’s 1976 Indiana Hoosiers remain the last men’s team to finish unblemished. Christopher L. Gasper, BostonGlobe.com, "The Lions in the Super Bowl, a .400 hitter in a season, and other sports dreams I’d like to see become reality," 14 July 2018 Federal appeals courts dominated by liberal judges had declared it unlawful and unconstitutional, but on Tuesday the five conservative justices gave it their unblemished blessing. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court's conservatives mark return to power with major rulings, minor punts," 27 June 2018 Indigo Intel An even, unblemished, pale blue shade, set off by mother-of-pearl buttons. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "The Chambray Shirt: Why Every Man Needs This All-American Staple," 3 July 2018 While Facebook has faced arguably the fiercest criticism, Twitter is hardly unblemished, the CPA researchers say in their report. Time, "Twitter Has a Big Problem in Southeast Asia: Bots Before the Ballot in Malaysia and Beyond," 4 May 2018 When selecting mangoes, look for fruit with unblemished, yellow skin blushed with red. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Mango gazpacho is a sweet spin on a classic summer soup," 17 June 2018 Lawyers Nate Baber, Robert Muchinsky, and Jon Golas, representing Bethea, Holt, and Larned, respectively, all mentioned their clients’ unblemished work records and strong standing in the community. Josh Kovner, courant.com, "Whiting Abuse Defendants Make Case For Accelerated Rehabilitation," 12 June 2018 Wilder, who had dropped Ortiz for a brief count in the fifth round, weathered the worst moments of his unblemished career over the final 40 seconds of Round 7, after Ortiz beat Wilder to the punch as both simultaneously threw right hands. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Deontay Wilder Escapes Luis Ortiz. Anthony Joshua Awaits, at Some Point," 4 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unblemished

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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