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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- Bringing about or manage by adroit maneuvering.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : exceptional diplomatic finesse
  • In management-speak it was known as finessing the situation.
  • I share Citizen’s position (stated above) - and hope – on the role of globalization in finessing the race/color question.
  • Though he added: "I'm not saying it's not going to happen," he said the plans needed "finessing". for more
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