flawlessly flawlessly  /f ˈlɔ ləs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an adroit manner

Usage(s):

  1. Aldrin bore the loss quietly and flew Apollo 11 flawlessly, but in case he needed his journey to carry any more portent, there was this: his mother's maiden name was Marion Moon.
  2. On board both the Salyut and the attached Soyuz shuttle craft, all systems seemed to function flawlessly.
  3. The do-si-do by the campaign reflects its initial uncertainty on how to deal with Palin, a rare moment of unsure footing for the usually flawlessly managed 19-month-old operation.

News

  1. Can Quantum Bayesianism Fix the Paradoxes of Quantum Mechanics? (preview)

    Flawlessly accounting for the behavior of matter on scales from the subatomic to the astronomical, quantum mechanics is the most successful theory in all the physical sciences. It is also the weirdest. [More]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  2. David Stern's Legacy Extended...On the Ball

    It's a situation the Treasury has always dealt with pretty flawlessly, but it appears the NBA will have an issue: how to transition out a signature on your currency. The government deals with money, the NBA with basketballs. This week, Bloomberg ’s Scott Soshnick pointed out that the outgoing commissioner David Stern ’s signature will have to stay on all league balls for the entire 2013-2014 ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. D.C. area's best-kept secret: A sunset parade at Iwo Jima

    It might be the coolest thing you've never heard of in D.C., and it involves dozens of flawlessly performing Marines.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

Quotes

  1. "The early goal helped us a lot," Bilic said. "We controlled the first half flawlessly, but then withdrew to the defense too much. We gave the Austrians too many free kicks in the second half."
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: Slaven Bilic Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "In order for us to compete, we're going to have to play flawlessly," Hammon said. "Being able to give a team hope, that's quite a thing to be able to give."
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Becky Hammon Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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