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finesse

noun

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finesse

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of finesse (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
  • had to finesse the schedule a bit to fit in another patient that afternoon

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2 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • tried to finesse the blame for the foreign policy fiasco, even though he was secretary of state at the time

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The first known use of finesse was in the 15th century

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“Finesse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/finesse. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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