Thesaurus / finicking

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And the fellow was so polite and so persuasive, with his finicking eloquence.

The Price of LoveArnold Bennett

It was a mincing, maudlin, finicking face—it irritated her intensely.

The Sorcery ClubElliott O'Donnell

It was not well drawn; it was too finicking; the pillars in the background were grotesquely squat.

Main StreetSinclair Lewis

You Haystouns are high-strung, finicking people, on whom idleness sits badly.

The Half-HeartedJohn Buchan

"Dear niece," said Rachel, with an unusually fine and finicking accent.

Aunt RachelDavid Christie Murray

He's a good-looking chap, too, though rather too finicking for my taste.

In Luck at LastWalter Besant

Melchard, with a finicking air of nonchalance, stood where he was left, lighting a cigarette.

The less, he mused, that one had to do with finicking feelings in this world the better.

The Pool in the DesertSara Jeanette Duncan

His later work is undoubtedly more mannered, more “finicking,” less simple, less broadly effective.

Plain men would call him finicking, and practical men would think it impossible to work with him.

QuisantAnthony Hope
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.