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List of near rhymes for the word: perfect

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
actactsomething that people do or cause to happen
bractbracta modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
coactcoactact together, as of organisms
ductductan enclosed conduit for a fluid
echtechtnot fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
ectectthe administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
factfacta piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case"
HechtHechtUnited States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)
OctOctthe month following September and preceding November
pactpacta written agreement between two states or sovereigns
reactreactundergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions; "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"
sectsecta subdivision of a larger religious group
strictstrictsevere and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
tacttactconsideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
tracttracta bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abductabductpull away from the body; "this muscle abducts"
abjectabjectshowing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"
abreactabreactdischarge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
abstractabstracta concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
addictaddictsomeone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
adductadducta compound formed by an addition reaction
affectaffectthe conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
afflictafflictcause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"
aspectaspectthe feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
attractattractexert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away; "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies"
bisectbisectcut in half or cut in two; "bisect a line"
cathectcathectinject with libidinal energy
collectcollecta short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
compactcompacta small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
concoctconcoctmake a concoction (of) by mixing
conductconductmanner of acting or controlling yourself
confectconfecta rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
conflictconflicta hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
connectconnectmake a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
constrictconstrictbecome tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
constructconstructan abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
contactcontactclose interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
contractcontracta variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
convectconvectcirculate hot air by convection
convictconvicta person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
correctcorrecttreat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
decoctdecoctsteep in hot water
deductdeductreason by deduction; establish by deduction
defectdefecta mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
deflectdeflectimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"
dejectdejectlower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
depictdepictgive a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
destructdestructdo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
detectdetectdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"
detractdetracttake away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
diffractdiffractundergo diffraction; "laser light diffracts electrons"
directdirectplan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
dissectdissectmake a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
distractdistractdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
districtdistricta region marked off for administrative or other purposes
edictedicta legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
effecteffectan outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
ejectejecteliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
electelectan exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"
enactenactact out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
erecterectconstruct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
eructeructexpel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
evictevictexpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process; "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
exactexacttake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
expectexpectbe pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
extractextracta passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
fastnachtfastnachtdoughnut traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday
impactimpactinfluencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
inductinductintroduce or initiate; "The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession"
infectinfectcontaminate with a disease or microorganism
inflectinflectvary the pitch of one's speech
inflictinflictimpose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
infractinfractact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
injectinjectgive an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
insectinsectsmall air-breathing arthropod
inspectinspectexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
instructinstructgive instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation"
intactintactconstituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged; "a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon; "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"; "fought to keep the union intact"
neglectneglectwillful lack of care and attention
objectobjecta tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
obstructobstructblock passage through; "obstruct the path"
perfectperfecta tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
playactplayactperform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
predictpredictindicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
prefectprefecta chief officer or chief magistrate; "the prefect of Paris police"
productproductcommodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
projectprojectany piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
prospectprospecta prediction of the course of a disease
protectprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
protractprotractlengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
redactredactsomeone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
reelectreelectelect again
reenactreenactact out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
reflectreflectreflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
refractrefractdetermine the refracting power of (a lens)
rejectrejectthe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
relictrelictgeological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared
resectresectsurgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
respectrespectbehavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"
restrictrestrictmake more specific; "qualify these remarks"
retractretractformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
selectselectpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
stactestacte(Old Testament) one of several sweet-smelling spices used in incense
subjectsubjectsomething (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
subtractsubtracttake off or away; "this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French"
suspectsuspecta person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
tocktacttocktactsteady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
transacttransactconduct business; "transact with foreign governments"
transecttransectcut across or divide transversely; "the trails transect the property"
trisecttrisectcut in three; "trisect a line"
UtrechtUtrechta city in the central Netherlands
verdictverdict(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
apomictapomicta plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis
aqueductaqueducta conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley
architectarchitectsomeone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
artefactartefacta man-made object taken as a whole
artifactartifacta man-made object taken as a whole
benedictbenedicta newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
byproductbyproducta product made during the manufacture of something else
by-productby-producta product made during the manufacture of something else
cataphractcataphractarmor that protects the wearer's whole body
cataractcataracta large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice
circumspectcircumspectheedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
contradictcontradictprove negative; show to be false
counteractcounteractdestroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
deconstructdeconstructinterpret (a text or an artwork) by the method of deconstructing
derelictderelicta ship abandoned on the high seas
derestrictderestrictmake free from restrictions
dialectdialectthe usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
disaffectdisaffectarouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
disconnectdisconnectan unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding); "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"
disinfectdisinfectdestroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound"
disrespectdisrespecta manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
ectoproctectoproctsessile mossy aquatic animal having the anus of the polyp outside the crown of tentacles
entoproctentoproctany of various moss-like aquatic animals usually forming branching colonies; each polyp having a both mouth and anus within a closed ring of tentacles
genuflectgenuflectbend the knees and bow in a servile manner
imperfectimperfecta tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
incorrectincorrectcharacterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
indirectindirectnot direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing"
inexactinexactnot exact
intellectintellectknowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"
interactinteractact together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
interdictinterdicta court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
interjectinterjectto insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks"
intersectintersectmeet at a point
introjectintroject(psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent's voice internalized
introspectintrospectreflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
maledictmaledictwish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
misconductmisconductactivity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
misdirectmisdirectput a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
overactoveractexaggerate one's acting
overreactoverreactshow an exaggerated response to something; "Don't overreact to the bad news--take it easy"
oviductoviducteither of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
pluperfectpluperfecta perfective tense used to express action completed in the past; "`I had finished' is an example of the past perfect"
recollectrecollectrecall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
reconstructreconstructcause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
reconvictreconvictconvict anew
redirectredirectchannel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"
resurrectresurrectcause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
retrospectretrospectcontemplation of things past; "in retrospect"
self-respectself-respectthe quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
subcompactsubcompacta car smaller than a compact car
subcontractsubcontracta contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
tesseracttesseractthe four-dimensional analogue of a cube
underactunderactact (a role) with great restraint
unerectunerectnot upright in position or posture
usufructusufructa legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way
viaductviaductbridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley
vivisectvivisectcut (a body) open while still alive; "people no longer vivisect animals--it's considered unethical"
word-perfectword-perfectcorrect to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words; "a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy"; "she was word-perfect in her part"
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Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aftereffectaftereffectany result that follows its cause after an interval
autodidactautodidacta person who has taught himself
idiolectidiolectthe language or speech of one individual at a particular period in life
interconnectinterconnectcause to be interconnected or interwoven
letter-perfectletter-perfectcorrect to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words; "a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy"; "she was word-perfect in her part"
matter-of-factmatter-of-factconcerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"
overprotectoverprotectprotect excessively; "Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!"
pinnatisectpinnatisect(of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets
semiabstractsemiabstractcharacterized by stylized but recognizable subject matter
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