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If he ever suspected any lack of finer fiber in Max, he put the thought away.

Mary Fitton was finer than his portraits; we want her soul, and do not get it even in Cleopatra.

The finer the instrument is to be, the more massive must be the foundation.

They were finer than any seen in the land, or ever heard of before.

Aye, but Bellarmine is the genteeler, and the finer man; yes, that he must be allowed.

It was of finer material than most of the "Egyptians," and the fashion was quaint and graceful.

But no man, take your finer mind with your very fine person, can deserve you.

The finer feminine instinct of Abigail led her to interpose.

Had they been at once filled up, as is the case in France, they would be finer than ever.

In Christian art, it would be well to compare the feeling of the finer 7.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "pay as a ransom or penalty," from fine (n.). Inverted meaning "to punish by a fine" is from 1550s. Related: Fined; fining.

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