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

Pelle sat there getting angrier and angrier at his finicking tone.

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

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

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

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

He kept his ship in apple-pie order, which would have been seamanlike enough but for a finicking touch in its details.

I can't have you having all sorts of finicking ideas about not doing this and not doing the other before servants.

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

Nigg′ler, one who trifles; Nigg′ling, fussiness, finicking work.

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