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adjective as in dainty

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Consequently he is never finicking in his phraseology, and seldom final.

She set him down in her own mind as "too finicking," while his good looks did not happen to be of a type that appealed to her.

Yet there was nothing finicking about their politeness—it had the public-school touch, and, though sedulous, was virile.

He went on eating in a leisurely, finicking sort of way, though he consumed very little food actually.

I'll have none of our men livin' in model villages under the squire and the parson—it's all finicking nonsense.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to finicking, such as: delicate, fussy, tasteful, acute, nice, and choosy.

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