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consummate -- as in: consummate professional
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Ralph was universally looked up to, and recognised among his fellows as a superior genius, but upon Arthur Gride his stern unyielding character and consummate art had made so deep an impression, that he was actually afraid of him.
  • With such courtesies as these, and many low bows, and the same cold sneer upon his face all the while, Ralph busied himself in showing his visitors downstairs, and otherwise than by the slightest possible motion about the corners of his mouth, returned no show of answer to the look of admiration with which Sir Mulberry Hawk seemed to compliment him on being such an accomplished and most consummate scoundrel.

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  • She is the consummate professional who never lets her personal life intrude on her responsibilities at the office.
  • They were too drunk to consummate a marriage and subsequently asked that it be annulled.

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