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finesse
used in Babbitt

3 uses
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Definition
subtly skillful handling of a situation
  • And if you talk natural to 'em, way we do here, and show finesse and what you might call a broad point of view, why, they think you're putting on side.
    Chapter 8 (83% in)
  • A good realtor has to have more knowledge and finesse than any of 'em."
    Chapter 13 (3% in)
  • No. "They're bully fellows, simply lovely, but they haven't got any finesse."
    Chapter 17 (57% in)

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