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Peru turned out to be perfect (4)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

pure

Here is my best explanation:

'be perfect' is the definition.

('pure' can be a synonym of 'perfect')

'peru turned out' is the subsidiary indication.

'turned out' indicates an anagram.

'peru' is an anagram of 'pure'.

'to' is the link.

(Other definitions for pure that I've seen before include "Flawless, unsullied", "Innocent; unsullied", "Innocent, uncontaminated", "Virtuous", "Nothing but; innocent", "Innocent; not mixed", "Virginal", "Undefiled", "Unalloyed" and "Chaste".)

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