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Word: finesse

Definition: delicate skill; V: handle with finesse


Sentences Containing 'finesse'

Albert was accompanied by Lucien Debray, who, joining in his friend's conversation, added some passing compliments, the source of which the count's talent for finesse easily enabled him to guess.
and do you never use your eyes, which must have acquired so much finesse and certainty, to divine, at a glance, the kind of man by whom you are confronted?
Bataille here was sharp-witted but combined half-truths without his customary dialectical finesse.
But it is at the sacrifice of many beautiful qualities of form, as this roughness of surface does not lend itself readily to any finesse of modelling.
In the medium of watercolors, wet-on-wet painting requires a certain finesse in embracing unpredictability.
Moviebuzz from "Sify" said "Shankar’s Enthiran-The Robot, will make you completely surrender to power of visual extravaganza and the technical finesse.
The Finesse Juvenile Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years.
This outcome can be easily averted with finesse and subtlety — however, if the player is clumsy or blatant, the Prime Minister will quickly terminate the Director General's life.

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