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noun as in excellence

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It’ll grind beans to espresso-grade fineness, compress them into a dense puck for flavor extraction, brew one or two shots at a time, and even froth milk for luxurious lattes.

And yet WFB recognized in his friend Al a fineness of mind and principle.

It weighed scarce one maes, or nine diezmos, of the fineness of eighteen or nineteen carats, alloyed with silver.

But in the fineness of the leaf, tobacco culture has made its greatest stride.

Of commercial fertilizers, Peruvian guano is doubtless one of the best—imparting both color and fineness to the leaf.

Stanley Hall, attracted by the fineness of the night, also remained on deck a short time after the others were gone.

They are generally thickest in the middle, while their teeth are of various degrees of fineness and of different forms.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fineness, such as: choiceness, quality, superiority, high-quality, and superbness.

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