One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that could not be better; perfectly.‘a blue suit that showed off her blonde hair to perfection’
superbly, superlatively, excellently, flawlessly, faultlessly, to perfection, without fault, ideally, wonderfully, marvellously, magnificently, sublimely, admirably, inimitably, incomparably, impeccably, immaculately, exquisitely, consummatelyView synonyms
- ‘There is certainly artistic satisfaction when a challenging sketch is done to perfection.’
- ‘The meat was breaded and cooked to perfection, served with home-fries and carrots.’
- ‘This was a delicious dish, not blackened so much as to give it a charred taste, but cooked to perfection.’
- ‘The sardines, cooked to perfection in olive oil and lemon, were melt-in-the-mouth mesmeric.’
- ‘The album is so perfect even the spaces between songs seem to be judged to perfection.’
- ‘As usual, her blonde tresses were styled to perfection and not a hair was sticking out.’
- ‘The portions are massive, and the emphasis is on traditional dishes cooked to perfection.’
- ‘The batsman beautifully caresses the ball through extra cover, timing it to perfection.’
- ‘The steaks are too good to turn down and are cooked to perfection.’
- ‘She had a unique sense of style, always impeccably groomed and dressed to perfection on every occasion.’
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