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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of perfect.

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Examples

  • That's because Coulter's argument - that Christianity "perfects" Judaism, and that Jews need "perfecting" -- is the major theological underpinning of anti-Semitism (along with the notion to that the Jews killed Jesus).

    Jon Wiener: Jews, Jesus and Republicans: Playing Ann Coulter's Game

  • Moreover, Maritain writes that art 'perfects' the artist; that by engaging in this activity there is "a perfecting of the spirit" (Art and Scholasticism, p. 62).

    Jacques Maritain

  • Baggio is free on bail while his Toronto lawyer "perfects" his appeal.

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  • The New Scientist's got an interesting thinky essay about which sex has the evolutionary upper hand when it comes to the mechanics of reproduction; there is, thus, discussion of the once-seen-as-all-powerful egg-and the eventually dominant homocentric view that semen "perfects" it.

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  • The speed of the slider will also increase as you hit more "perfects".

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  • Freedom "perfects" a human person only when it is exercised in accordance with the truth and furthers what is truly good.

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  • 2 Pallottino, The Etruscans (1975), p.216: "Others, on the other hand, have suffixes that determine the verbal character of the form and specify its function, as in the case of the 'perfects' in -ce: tur-ce, 'has given', lupu-ce, 'has died' (cf. its equivalent lupu) or muluvani-ce, 'has dedicated'."

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  • "perfects" every 10 years, and you don't seem to be the type.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • As he perfects his Italian, Kirkwood is also learning how to stop that local passion spilling over.

    Nicholas Kirkwood, British shoe designer, steps up to top role at Pollini

  • Good Charlotte perfects their pop-punk skills, Elvis Costello pretends to be American, N.E.R.D. plays with the beat, Neil Diamond picks apart other people's songs, and Black Dub is quite possibly the coolest band you've never heard.

    Shawn Amos: PLAY > SKIP: New Music for Nov. 2

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