Thesaurus / finesse

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While the ingredient list is pretty short, the techniques involved in order to achieve the main goal — a muffin with perfect pockets of nooks and crannies — requires some patience and finesse.

He has sticky hands, and he does a terrific job blending muscle and finesse around the basket — 102 players took at least 200 shots in the restricted area last season, and only Dwight Howard was more accurate than Wood’s 77 percent.

A smart toaster might sound unnecessary, but having the extra finesse is actually nifty.

From a saute de foie, what delicate subtleties of finesse might have their origin?

Pelham, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

With French finesse he hits his mark 72 by expressly avoiding it.

French ClassicsWilliam Cleaver Wilkinson

Who but Turkey could discover the nests of hens whose maternal anxiety had eluded the finesse of Kirsty?

Thousands of Spaniards fell as the result of his daring and finesse in military execution.

And with all the finesse of their work the traffic moves like molasses.

Otherwise, with all her powers of finesse, she would hardly have plumped out her demand in this careless fashion.

The Honour of the ClintonsArchibald Marshall

He must be managed adroitly and with finesse and female diplomacy—no masculine blundering must effect this.

Mollie's PrinceRosa Nouchette Carey

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