To perfection
Perfection Per*fec"tion, n. [F. perfection, L. perfectio.] 1. The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection in an art, in a science, or in a system; perfection in form or degree; fruits in perfection. [1913 Webster]

2. A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

What tongue can her perfections tell? --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

{To perfection}, in the highest degree of excellence; perfectly; as, to imitate a model to perfection. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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