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  • n. Plural form of imperfect.


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  • A since-infancy animal lover, the model-pretty woman has adopted many castoffs and imperfects over the years.

    A purpose in life for 'ugly dog' Elwood, owner

  • A imperfect union was union and we are charged with getting beyond those imperfects.

    Headline Writers At The Major Networks Slow To Get Obama's Message

  • That said, they were also still done in an "artsy" way, with good lighting and using a vintage 70's black and white look to minimize and hide some of the imperfects instead of airbrushing the smeg out of them on the "well lit" covers. August 2009 Archives

  • For fifteen years, the sorcerer Tandor has concocted his evil plan: to gather an army of imperfects, children who are physically maimed, but who can shape the icefire that flows from the ancient device called the Heart deep under the City of Glass.

    I'm crap at this

  • And the only ones who can stop them are us normal imperfects, who with all our faults have at least made an imperfect but livable world; not a perfect hell.

    "American Prayer" of the damned.

  • The verbs are first person common qal imperfects of the verb ‘to be,’ connoting continuing, unfinished action: ‘I am being that I am being,’ or ‘I am the Is-ing One,’ that is, ‘the One Who Always Is.’


  • All the three imperfects used here have the "ah hortative" added (jaqtul elevatum), a common form with the first person imperfect.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • In the Greek of the LXX, which in this point represents the Alexadrian vernacular, thematic 2d aorists and imperfects may equally take - san.

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

  • Instances of imperfects, which, for our present purpose, mean historic tenses formed from a strengthened present stem, do not come so readily to hand.

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

  • Time, which perfects some things, imperfects also others.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6


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