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Finesse

Fi`nesse´
n.1.Subtilty of contrivance to gain a point; artifice; stratagem.
This is the artificialest piece of finesse to persuade men into slavery.
- Milton.
2.(Whist Playing) The act of finessing. See Finesse, v. i., 2.
v. i.1.To use artifice or stratagem.
[imp. & p. p. Finessed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Finessing.]
2.(Whist Playing) To attempt, when second or third player, to make a lower card answer the purpose of a higher, when an intermediate card is out, risking the chance of its being held by the opponent yet to play.
Noun1.finesse - subtly skillful handling of a situation
Italian hand, ability, acquired taste, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, airmanship, angle, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation of excellence, appreciativeness, art, artfulness, artifice, artisanship, artistic judgment, artistry, astuteness, beguile, bluff, bravura, brew, brilliance, cabal, cageyness, callidity, canniness, capability, capacity, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleverness, collude, collusion, command, competence, complicity, complot, con, concoct, confederacy, connivance, connive, connoisseurship, conspiracy, conspire, contrivance, contriving, control, cook up, coordination, countermine, counterplot, covin, craft, craftiness, craftsmanship, critical niceness, criticalness, cultivated taste, cultivation, culture, cunning, cunningness, daintiness, dash, deceit, deceive, deception, deep-laid plot, deftness, delicacy, delude, device, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness, diplomacy, discretion, discriminating taste, discriminatingness, discrimination, discriminativeness, dodge, efficiency, elan, elegance, engineer, engineering, excellence, expedient, expertise, expertness, exploit, facility, fastidiousness, feel, feeling, finagle, finagling, fine Italian hand, fine palate, fool, foxiness, frame, frame up, frame-up, game, gamesmanship, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciosity, graciousness, grip, guile, handiness, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, hoodwink, horsemanship, ingeniousness, ingenuity, insidiousness, intrigue, inventiveness, jockey, judiciousness, knack, know-how, lay a plot, little game, machinate, machination, making distinctions, maneuver, maneuvering, manipulate, manipulation, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, niceness, niceness of distinction, nicety, one-upmanship, operate, outwit, palate, panache, play, plot, plotting, polish, practical ability, proficiency, prowess, quality, quickness, readiness, refined discrimination, refined palate, refinement, resource, resourcefulness, rig, rigging, ruse, satanic cunning, savoir-faire, savvy, scheme, schemery, scheming, seamanship, selectiveness, sense, sensibility, sensitivity, sharpness, shift, shiftiness, shrewdness, skill, skillfulness, slipperiness, slyness, sneakiness, sophistication, sophistry, stealth, stealthiness, stratagem, strategy, style, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness, tact, tactfulness, talent, taste, tastefulness, technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill, technique, timing, trick, trickiness, twist and turn, underplot, virtuosity, wangle, wariness, web of intrigue, wile, wiles, wiliness, wire-pulling, wit, wizardry, workmanship
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fine-toothed
fine-toothed comb
fine-tune
fineable
fined
Finedraw
Finedrawer
Finedrawn
Fineer
Fineless
Finely
Fineness
Finer
Finery
fines herbes
Finespun
-- Finesse --
finest
Finestill
Finestiller
Finew
Finfish
Finfoot
Fingal's Cave
Finger
finger alphabet
Finger bar
Finger board
finger bowl
finger cot
finger cymbals
Finger flower
finger food
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