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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Skill in taking care of difficult or touchy problems. Also: delicate or skillful work.

Usage examples (39)
  • Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
  • Why does the mention of the word finesse incite so much anger inside an NFL locker room?
  • There were many times it seemed like Brees could spell the word finesse twice before anybody came close to him.
  • One finesse is that the sample can be in a solution, in the case of proteins their natural environment in the cell. for more
Tutoring comment
  • You won't create calligraphy of surpassing "fineness" (the state of being fine or of superior quality) if you don't learn how to use a brush with great "finesse." (an artful or skillful performance)
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