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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Developed in excessively small detail; Developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety.

Usage examples (31)
  • The satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • finespun distinctions
  • Ah! this is no finespun tale; it is being worked out every year in our country, all over the world.
  • Marquis Conrade, thy wit begins to halt; I will trust thy finespun measures no longer, but will try my own. for more
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