n.1.The act of bringing to perfection, or the state of having attained to perfection.
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Mr Verloc did not trouble his head about it, his mission in life being the protection of the social mechanism, not its perfectionment or even its criticism.
Brandt stated that femmes a barbe were aesthetic precursors, that eventually "all women would have beautiful moustaches and silky beards." He perceived the development of facial hair by women as evolutionary progress, the gradual perfectionment of the species, with the ideal specimen being the moustached and bearded man.(41)