finesse

[ fi-ness ]SEE DEFINITION OF finesse

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As he was clumsy in finesse, she understood his idea, and her eyes flashed.

We see nothing but nature; not a particle of false delicacy or finesse.

Through his father's finesse, Paul moved in select London circles.

The public taste condones it, may even be said to relish it to finesse.

However, I have no doubt that with a little delicacy and finesse the end may be attained.

Here was a situation which called for the finesse of the politician.

And in this I spoke the truth, though, as you will understand who know my position, I had to finesse.

But her methods, though prompt, were not wholly lacking in finesse.

This was where Eudemius considered all his skill and finesse would be needed.

He was approaching delicate ground and needed all his finesse.

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