Roget category 6505. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.2. Subservience to ends
pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon — pink of perfection, acme of perfection — ne plus ultra [Lat.] — summit etc. 210.
cygne noir [Fr.] — philosopher's stone — chrysolite, Koh-i-noor.
model, standard, pattern, mirror, admirable Crichton — trump, very prince of.
masterpiece, superexcellence etc. (goodness) 648† — transcendence etc. (superiority) 33.
bring to perfection, perfect, ripen, mature — complete etc. 729 — put in trim etc. (prepare) 673 — maturate.
free from imperfection
sound as a roach —
in perfect condition —
right as a trivet —
in seipso totus teres atque rotundus [Lat.]
best etc. (good) 648 — model, standard — inimitable, unparagoned†, unparalleled etc. (supreme) 33 — superhuman, divine — beyond all praise etc. (approbation) 931 — sans peur et sans reproche [Fr.].
to perfection —
ad unguem [Lat.] —
clean as a whistle.
let us go on unto perfection"
[Hebrews vi, 1];
the perfection of art is to conceal art"
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