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1. finesse

noun. ['fɪˈnɛs'] subtly skillful handling of a situation.

Synonyms

  • tactfulness
  • tact
  • delicacy
  • diplomacy

Antonyms

  • thoughtlessness
  • inconsideration
  • inelegance
  • largeness

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Words that Rhyme with Finesse

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Example sentences of the word finesse


1. Adjective
Speaking to others in the field, especially those in your local area, will help you finesse things.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Many holes on the tour, however, require finesse and a much shorter shot.

3. Noun, plural
Fresh kielbasa requires more finesse in cooking.

4. Verb, base form
A palm sander allows you to work edges and finesse the sander to achieve the profile you want.

5. Verb, past participle
Fall back on force, if finesse has failed you.

Quotes containing the word finesse


1. One must reach out and try to grasp this astonishing finesse, that the value of lif cannot be estimated.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

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