finely

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adverb fine·ly \ˈfīn-lē\

Definition of finely

  1. :  in a fine manner: as a :  extremely well :  excellently <plays the hero very finelyNew Yorker> b :  with close discrimination :  precisely c :  with delicacy or subtlety :  sensitively <a leader finely attuned to the needs of the people> d :  minutely <finely ground meal>

14th Century

First Known Use of finely

14th century


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