Perfection

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Perfection->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ perfection
perfection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ perfectness
perfectness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indefectibility
indefectibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impeccancy
impeccancy
impeccability
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pink
pink
beau ideal
phenix
paragon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pink of perfection
pink of perfection
acme of perfection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ne plus ultra
ne plus ultra
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ summit
summit
&c. 210
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cygne noir
cygne noir
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ philosopher's stone
philosopher's stone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chrysolite
chrysolite
Koh-i-noor
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ model
model
standard
pattern
mirror
admirable Crichton
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ trump
trump
very prince of
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ masterpiece
masterpiece
superexcellence
&c.(goodness) 648
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ transcendence
transcendence
&c.(superiority) 33
PARAG:Perfection->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be perfect
be perfect
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ transcend
transcend
&c.(be supreme) 33
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bring to perfection
bring to perfection
perfect
ripen
mature
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ complete
complete
&c. 729
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in trim
put in trim
&c.(prepare) 673
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ maturate
maturate
PARAG:Perfection->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ perfect
perfect
faultless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ indefective
indefective
indeficient
indefectible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ immaculate
immaculate
spotless
impeccable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ free from imperfection
free from imperfection
&c. 651
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unblemished
unblemished
uninjured
&c. 659
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sound
sound
sound as a roach
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in perfect condition
in perfect condition
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scathless
scathless
intact
harmless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ seaworthy
seaworthy
&c.(safe) 644
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ right as a trivet
right as a trivet
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in seipso totus teres atque rotundus
in seipso totus teres atque rotundus
=>(Horace)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ consummate
consummate
&c.(complete) 52
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ finished
finished
&c. 729
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ best
best
&c.(good) 648
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ model
model
standard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ inimitable
inimitable
unparagoned
unparalleled
&c.(supreme) 33
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ superhuman
superhuman
divine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ beyond all praise
beyond all praise
&c.(approbation) 931
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sans peur et sans reproche
sans peur et sans reproche
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ 1
???>adv.
to perfection
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ perfectly
perfectly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ad unguem
ad unguem
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ clean
clean
???>-
as a whistle
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ 1
???>Phr.
=> let us go on unto perfection
let us go on unto perfection
=>(Hebrews vi, 1)
=> the perfection of art is to conceal art
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ the perfection of art is to conceal art
the perfection of art is to conceal art
=>(Quintilian)

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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