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Noun
Great subtlety and tact in handling or manipulating people or difficult situations
“She showed finesse and rosy-faced sophistication.”
Noun
Impressive delicacy and skill
“It is a game of skill, finesse and intelligence.”
Noun
An adroit manoeuvre
“Declarer was planning to take a finesse in spades.”
Verb
To plan out usually with subtle skill or care
“… had to finesse the schedule a bit to fit in another patient that afternoon.”
Verb
To evade
“His frantic attempts to finesse the withdrawal failed, and have been shown up as cynical attempts to gain political advantage for himself when he should have been trying to help the country instead.”
Verb
To evade
“… tried to finesse the blame for the foreign policy fiasco, even though he was secretary of state at the time.”
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