pluperfect :

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  • n  a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past
  • s  more than perfect
    he spoke with pluperfect precision

  • After you'd spent hours wading through conjugations and declensions and ablative absolutes and gerunds and pasts perfect, imperfect and pluperfect, there was the pointless torture .
  • The players are perfect, and Dustin Hoffman is pluperfect.
  • He was one of only four Japanese peers created by the present Emperor as part of his coronation ceremonies, a pluperfect honor.

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