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.
In many cases we do not know what the aboriginal stock was, and so could not tell whether or not nearly perfect reversion had ensued.
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.
"The weather was nearly perfect with great course conditions, which resulted in some good scores and an enjoyable event for everyone," said Naperbrook's Head Golf Professional Tim Dunn.
In turn, writers must become self-editors, ensuring that their text is nearly perfect upon submission.
Summary: California [USA], February 18 (ANI): Open AI, the non-profit AI research company, has built a new text generator which is nearly perfect. Yet, it is not being made available to the masses.
Larry Stremikis was hunting in Albemarle Co., Virginia, on Thanksgiving morning when this nearly perfect 8-pointer stepped out behind a doe.
He was nearly perfect at Heinz Field and has a 143.3 passer rating with no interceptions to begin his first full season as a starter.
The title was 'An indicator with a nearly perfect track record is predicting a stock market pullback.' This was written on August 28, 2017.