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perfect

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3 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it
  • I have a perfect recollection of that conversation.
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perfect, whole, entire, intact mean not lacking or faulty in any particular. perfect implies the soundness and the excellence of every part, element, or quality of a thing frequently as an unattainable or theoretical state.
    • a perfect set of teeth
whole suggests a completeness or perfection that can be sought, gained, or regained.
    • felt like a whole person again after vacation
entire implies perfection deriving from integrity, soundness, or completeness of a thing.
    • the entire Beethoven corpus
intact implies retention of perfection of a thing in its natural or original state.
    • the boat survived the storm intact

perfect

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1 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done
  • perfected the arrangements for their long-awaited European vacation
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get through

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2 to make better
  • an art teacher who seems to believe that you can always perfect a painting with some additional brush strokes
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