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See definition of perfecting on Dictionary.com
  • as inmaturing
  • as inrealizing
  • as inrefining
  • as indevelopment
  • as inunfolding

synonyms for perfecting

  • advancing
  • aging
  • blossoming
  • consummating
  • developing
  • evolving
  • growing
  • mellowing
  • preparing
  • sprouting
  • sweetening
  • growing up
  • accomplishing
  • attaining
  • completing
  • consummating
  • doing
  • fulfilling
  • performing
  • reaching

antonyms for perfecting

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  • declining
  • dying
  • fading
      • decline
      • decrease
      • halt
      • retreat
      • retrogression
      • stoppage
      • lessening
      • reduction
      • shrinkage
      • stagnation
      • withdrawal
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      How to use perfecting in a sentence

      As before stated, Cavaill-Coll and Willis worked as pioneers in perfecting and in introducing the pneumatic action.
      THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
      The perfecting of expansive high-pressure engines was like the boiler, the result of years of trial.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      The improved high-pressure steam-engine then in hand for iron ships was but the perfecting of his plans of twenty years before.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      That notion kept Trenchard secretly occupied for a couple of days; but in the end he succeeded in perfecting it.
      MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
      My assistant is taking great pleasure in perfecting me in the art of lipless conversation.
      PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
      For the individual soul the process of perfecting goes on beyond the limits of this world.
      THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
      My father told me,—it cost him a fortune; he gave years of his life to perfecting it!
      THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
      The perfecting of these joints comes only with patient practice.
      ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
      The Conservatives wished that expense to go towards the enlargement and perfecting of the old system.
      BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
      Meanwhile the government was busy perfecting the administration of the national defences.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO PERFECTING

      • accomplishing
      • attaining
      • completing
      • consummating
      • doing
      • fulfilling
      • perfecting
      • performing
      • reaching
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