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1 to get something by dealing with people and situations in a skilful waySynonyms and related words To get something or someone:get, come by, accept... Explore Thesaurus From o [..]
Source: macmillandictionary.com

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"to use fine stratagems," 1746, originally as a term in whist; see finesse (n.). Related: Finessed; finessing.
Source: etymonline.com

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1520s, "fineness" (obsolete); 1530s, "artifice, delicate stratagem," from Middle French finesse "fineness, subtlety," from Old French fin "subtle, delicate" (se [..]
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n. Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.
Source: easypacelearning.com

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free spectral range divided by FWHM width of resonances of an optical resonator
Source: rp-photonics.com

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(n) subtly skillful handling of a situation
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Wines with finesse are elegant.
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One of the simplest non-trivial card plays in bridge. The simple finesse looks like this: Dummy AQ Declarer 32 Declarer leads the 3 of the suit and if the next player does not play the King, declare [..]
Source: jeff-goldsmith.org

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(1) (verb) attempt to take advantage of the location of one or more cards not held by not playing the highest card held (or one equal to it in trick-taking power) or by discarding instead of ruffing
Source: bridgeworld.com

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A method of building extra tricks by trapping an opponent's high card(s).
Source: betterbridge.com

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general impression of wine.
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Finesse is an English word that has multiple meanings. It means the talent of elegance, balance and grace that a person can have. It refers also to a skill someone has or someone who is an expert in something. Finesse refers to someone who has a big talent, a person who is brilliant with a skill. This word means too, the faculty of handle something, the way of handle difficult situations carefully, with tact and diplomacy: for example when a person can act with diplomacy when someone is yelling at him or to handle calmly or with a smile when a customer is angry. It is also the faculty to know what to say or not say in a sensitive situation. Finesse is related to a word that has its origins of the middle French fineness, it means with delicate nature. In American slang finesse means to steal someone or something. This word is used as a way to describe a young woman who is really beautiful and with a feisty character. A less common meaning refers to the act of evade something or someone you don’t want to face. For example finesse the cops
Finesse is the name of a popular song of Bruno Mars an American singer, it was released on January 4, 2018, the word finesse is used in this song in the next expression, ¨ drippin with finesse ¨, the song is about two friends talking about going out in order to have fun, they know they will because they have an amazing way to move and dance because they dance with style. Besides they know it is a natural an amazing skill, so they feel so cool about it because it becomes usual that people is amazed with their dance and their skills. Basically ¨ drippin with finesse ¨ is a way to say that they are moving so good and everybody is amazed, those people think they are brilliant and cool.
It is also a way to say that they have an amazing skill and they will take advantage because he knows he is overflowing with it. Principally when someone says the next expression ¨ you are dipping in finesse ¨ is that you have an extraordinary skill and you are shinning and overflowing with it. It is also an expression to say to someone that his performance was wonderful, and the person can execute something with great skill.
Jenny (5 October 2018)

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