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finesse
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Northanger Abbey
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  • Perhaps Catherine was wrong in not demanding the cause of that gentle emotion—but she was not experienced enough in the finesse of love, or the duties of friendship, to know when delicate raillery was properly called for, or when a confidence should be forced.

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  • While Shaq often pounds away at a defense to score points, smaller players have to rely on finesse to find open shots.
  • Peyton Manning showed finesse as he scrambled out of the pocket and threw a pass to the receiver.

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