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[O.Fr., from Lat.,=time], in the grammar of many languages, a category of time distinctions expressed by any conjugated form of a verb. In Latin inflection the tense of a verb is indicated by a suffix that also indicates the verb's voice, mood, person, and number.
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perfect

1. Maths exactly divisible into equal integral or polynomial roots
2. Botany
a. (of flowers) having functional stamens and pistils
b. (of plants) having all parts present
3. Music
a. of or relating to the intervals of the unison, fourth, fifth, and octave
b. (of a cadence) ending on the tonic chord, giving a feeling of conclusion
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She felt how much more precious was such a sentiment than that meaner kind which would have borne with the imperfection for her sake, and have been guilty of treason to holy love by degrading its perfect idea to the level of the actual; and with her whole spirit she prayed that, for a single moment, she might satisfy his highest and deepest conception.
The concoction of the draught has been perfect," said he, in answer to Georgiana's look.
Thy sensible frame, too, shall soon be all perfect.
As the last crimson tint of the birthmark--that sole token of human imperfection--faded from her cheek, the parting breath of the now perfect woman passed into the atmosphere, and her soul, lingering a moment near her husband, took its heavenward flight.
No faint sign of fear marked her perfect brow--only haughty disdain for her priests and admiration for the man she loved so hopelessly filled her thoughts.
It must not be inferred from these remarks that any of the grades of wing-structure here alluded to, which perhaps may all have resulted from disuse, indicate the natural steps by which birds have acquired their perfect power of flight; but they serve, at least, to show what diversified means of transition are possible.
Yet reason tells me, that if numerous gradations from a perfect and complex eye to one very imperfect and simple, each grade being useful to its possessor, can be shown to exist; if further, the eye does vary ever so slightly, and the variations be inherited, which is certainly the case; and if any variation or modification in the organ be ever useful to an animal under changing conditions of life, then the difficulty of believing that a perfect and complex eye could be formed by natural selection, though insuperable by our imagination, can hardly be considered real.
With these facts, here far too briefly and imperfectly given, which show that there is much graduated diversity in the eyes of living crustaceans, and bearing in mind how small the number of living animals is in proportion to those which have become extinct, I can see no very great difficulty (not more than in the case of many other structures) in believing that natural selection has converted the simple apparatus of an optic nerve merely coated with pigment and invested by transparent membrane, into an optical instrument as perfect as is possessed by any member of the great Articulate class.
Perfect World primarily develops online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms.
Perfect Drift, the Kentucky-based 7-year-old gelding who ran second in the Pacific Classic the past two years, is back at Del Mar for another try with brash-talking trainer Murray Johnson.
The Perfect Body: The Pilates Way with Lynne Robinson (Director of the Body Control Pilates Academy and the Body Control Pilates Association--Europe's largest school for Pilates teachers with over 700 teaching members) is a 90 minute, full color, live action, informational exercise DVD guiding viewers through a series of Pilates exercises that includes such basics as alignment, breathing, centering (using the deep abdominal muscles), two balanced workouts, "The Series of Five" offering classical Pilates for beginners to advanced exercisers, and "The Relaxation Session"--a series of gentle movements designed to release tension from the body for a perfect conclusion to a physical workout.
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