nearly perfect

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I stayed ten weeks at Maldonado, in which time a nearly perfect collection of the animals, birds, and reptiles, was procured.
Tell me, I know your game is nearly perfect, but if you have a fault, is it a tendency to putt too hard?
Above all, I sincerely believe that the public institutions and charities of this capital of Massachusetts are as nearly perfect, as the most considerate wisdom, benevolence, and humanity, can make them.
No, dearest Georgiana, you came so nearly perfect from the hand of Nature that this slightest possible defect, which we hesitate whether to term a defect or a beauty, shocks me, as being the visible mark of earthly imperfection.
I'm sure it's the least I can do when you have been so kind, lending me things and helping me get ready," said Meg, glancing round the room at the very simple outfit, which seemed nearly perfect in their eyes.
Requiring Web publishers to make their sites 'accessible' to blind, deaf, and other handicapped users under the Americans with Disabilities Act was a nearly perfect way to stifle creative freedom and slam the brakes on the Internet's expansion.
The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia provides a lively survey by an author who has lived among the Scandinavians for over ten years, and is thus in the perfect position to observe them both as an outsider and as an insider.
I thought the way we executed our game-plan in the second half was nearly perfect in terms of what we set out to do at half-time.
Ten threw down the gauntlet from the beginning of his program with a nearly perfect quadruple toe loop--triple toe loop combination that earned a massive 16.
The game has also received a nearly perfect overall rating in both stores and the company is making hefty amount because of the in-app purchases where one of the player was reported spending nearly 500 dollars within the app in just a few days.
Even a show as nearly perfect as "Breaking Bad" wasn't as faultless as people thought it was.
His day's nearly perfect - until he finds Dawg caked with mud and in dire need of a bath.