consummate

[ verb kon-suh-meyt; adjective kuhn-suhm-it, kon-suh-mit ]SEE DEFINITION OF consummate
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Larry la Roche had been a counterfeiter and was a consummate penman.

Langdon was a consummate trainer, a student of horse character.

He has conducted the thing with consummate skill—has not made a mistake yet.

These difficulties were too obvious to create any embarrassment to so consummate a deceiver.

He was a consummate master in the art of skating—that was evident.

Kaiser William, however, played his cards with consummate skill.

I will consummate with you the sole marriage that my heart desires.

And it is quite absurd to speak of Franklin as "the consummate Christian of his time."

In fact, your hypocrisy was so consummate that I never suspected it.

For the perpetration of the most consummate piece of literary scoundrelism on record.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin consummatus "perfected, complete," past participle of consummare "sum up, complete" (see consummation). Of persons, "accomplished, very qualified," from 1640s. Related: Consummately.

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