How to use Finesse in a sentence

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  • This lady wore it with the finesse of a duchess.

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  • He privately gloated at his finesse; I think I'm going to break a record here.

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  • If in technical finesse he was surpassed by many of his predecessors and his subordinates, he had the most important qualities of a great captain, courage that rose higher with each obstacle, and the clear judgment to distinguish the essential from the minor issues in war.

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  • It required all Elizabeths finesse to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds; but she was, as Henry III.

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  • After a rather ineffective artillery bombardment the Japanese advanced in full force, without hesitation or finesse, and plunging into the river, stormed forward under a heavy fire.

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  • But his wide range of knowledge and interests, his intellectual finesse, his personal hold over his supporters, his statesmanlike grasp upon imperial problems and his oratorical ability, had been proved to a remarkable degree; and in foreign affairs his tenure of power had been conspicuously successful.

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  • He afterwards became the confidential counsellor of Maurice, prince of Orange, and afterwards of Frederick Henry, prince of Orange, in their conduct of the foreign affairs of the republic. He was sent on special embassies to Venice, Germany and England, and displayed so much diplomatic skill and finesse that Richelieu ranked him among the three greatest politicians of his time.

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  • Like so many of the Italians of that time, who were almost destitute of a moral sense, she looked upon statesmanship in particular as a career in which finesse, lying and assassination were the most admirable, because the most effective weapons.

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  • They also lack the finesse you may be used to with your rods back home.

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  • Leo does everything with flair and finesse, just in the way you'd expect from royalty.

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  • Of course, East might take the heart finesse!

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  • When Wine Spectator Magazine's James Laube reviewed the wine in 2005, he gave it 87 points for elegance and finesse, praising flavors of raspberry and black cherry.

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  • It has a finesse while having a velvet punch.

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  • Zinfandel is the virile and lusty kingpin in Dry Creek while Pinot Noir expresses nuance, finesse, and cherry sexiness in Russian River.

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  • Running 4 modules can be a bit of a trick and requires some finesse most of the time.

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  • This vintage has surprising finesse despite a hefty whack of alcohol (14.5 per cent ).

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  • This beer has considerable finesse with is clean body.

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  • These include The Old Dame School, one of two cottages - with The Old Post Office - which show a little architectural finesse.

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  • Here's where you need a strategy with a little more finesse to correct the image.

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  • Roberto Carlos (Brazil) Ronaldinho's countryman favors power over finesse, taking 20-yard run-ups to blast the ball as hard as possible.

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  • Some very modern, very thoughtful touches highlight the finesse of the service here.

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  • His knowledge of human nature, inexhaustible energy, dauntless self-confidence and diplomatic finesse made him indispensable to Gustavus III.

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  • Tenacity and patience, the characteristics of all the Jagiellos, he possessed in a high degree, and he added to them a supple dexterity and a diplomatic finesse which he may have inherited from his Italian mother.

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  • West led the 7. There are indeed 12 top tricks and there 's the easy shot of the spade finesse for 13.

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  • West cashed two top clubs and then took the diamond finesse, followed by cashing the ace.

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  • In vain did he seek to dazzle the tsar by assembling about him the vassal kings and princes of Germany; in vain did he exercise all the intellectual gifts which had captivated the tsar at Tilsit; in vain did he conjure up visions of the future conquest of the Orient; external display, diplomatic finesse, varied by one or two outbursts of calculated violence - all was useless.

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  • Roberto Carlos (Brazil) Ronaldinho 's countryman favors power over finesse, taking 20-yard run-ups to blast the ball as hard as possible.

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  • So, you finesse your site, schmooze the algorithm du jour and begin to climb the slippery search engine rankings pole.

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  • Try to use it where you want smoothness and finesse and not to skimp when really you need more tints.

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  • However, an asymmetrical blouse such as a wrap can add finesse to a less formal outfit.

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  • Ice molds are a great way to create mystery and finesse to dress up your dinner table on such a special holiday.

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  • Get the same look yourself by applying your eye colors with finesse.

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  • Searching for a corsage for yourself or a date takes a little finesse.

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  • They can offer ideas, advice and insider tricks to finishing a wedding reception centerpiece with finesse.

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  • The hat was sturdy and smart looking, perfect for offering protection from the elements while adding a touch of extra finesse to an outfit.

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  • A shrug can add a bit of finesse to an otherwise simple, if cute, ensemble.

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  • This prank involves some finesse, since if the object of the prank turns around when you approach them from behind, you will lose your chance to play the joke.

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  • However, the company specializes in marketing classic designs, which fuse old-world aesthetics with modern-day finesse.

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  • Hawk can be considered on par with Zangief in strength, but generally has more finesse and utilizes fewer grappling techniques.

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  • This was a powerful wine, but also has much finesse.

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  • Aromatic, solid structure with moderate tannins and a lingering and silky finish that radiates finesse.

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  • It's a ranch-style wine with balanced structure and finesse in the ending, just like a good movie.

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  • It has a lovely finish with finesse for a big, guy type of wine.

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  • Boxed wines lack the finesse and subtlety of a well-aged wine.

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  • This allowed increased hangtime, resulting in wines with loads of fruit and textural finesse.

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  • However, if you're willing to put some initial effort into your hair, there's not much to keep you from emulating the carefree finesse of a casual hairstyle.

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  • From low-key waves to buoyant, bouncy curls, this iron creates a variety of looks with finesse.

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  • The graceful cut of a babydoll top instantly adds a touch of finesse to even the simplest ensembles.

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  • With these earthly expectations, Scorpio will rush in to fill those needs with her usual charm and finesse.

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  • She might even frown upon his showmanship in his method of courting, but secretly, she'll be wooed by his finesse and impressed with his taste and style.

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  • And with a little finesse, you can do it on a budget.

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  • If it works, it will be beautiful, and if it doesn't, no amount of design finesse will make it worth the investment.

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  • Do you take the club finesse, or the spade finesse, or both?

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  • Terry, by contrast, has less finesse at the expressive level.

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  • He had no formal training, but what he lacked in technical finesse he made up for in style.

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  • An Anthony performance is a genuine vicarious thrill for the viewer, a smorgasbord of excitement executed with the finesse of a master pianist.

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  • Your sense of rhythm, beauty, time and spacial relationships give you some high caliber finesse.

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  • You went through the toddler décor and moved into the adolescent style with great finesse, but now it's time to reconsider your family room and how you'll be using it over the few years.

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  • Another big advantage to vinyl tile is that it's easier to finesse around curves and into tight corners than almost any other flooring option besides carpeting.

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  • Take Out the Old Window - This sounds easy but can take some time and finesse.

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  • Does not quite have the finesse of some of the other Turley Zins, but wonderful all the same.

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  • Well-balanced, dexterous, slick, the Four Kings shows a solid backbone and finesse.

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  • Pinot Noir from Burgundy has a great deal of finesse, with soft, smoky flavors, a delicate mouth feel, and a warm earthiness.

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  • This couple makes things happen and do so with such finesse and ease that others often mistake their skills as luck.

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  • Vaughan was a man of very different type from his predecessor; he had none of Manning's intellectual finesse or his ardour in social reform, but he was an ecclesiastic of remarkably fine presence and aristocratic leanings, intransigeant in theological policy, and in personal character simply devout.

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