- fine-tooth comb,
- fineness ratio,
- fines herbes
Origin of finely
Examples from the Web for finely
It was as finely balanced and perfectly toned as Rivers' funeral.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The debate about the future, the very existence of the royal family, has always been finely balanced.Prince George’s First Year Bodes Well for the Survival of the Royals|Tom Sykes|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Qualms about violence versus sex aside, the book is a finely spun tale.
It requires a finely honed sense of timing and a griddle that has been seasoned just right.
In a room off the living room, saddles lounge everywhere you look, finely tooled leather saddles, things of great weight and heft.
The buildings are finely constructed of hammered stone, laid without cement, and are 30 feet in height.
I've got—for my own sake—to behave to that man as finely as he behaved to me.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
The shock to her finely strung nature when she was taken from Rome had, indeed, produced a physical reaction.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
Though in stature somewhat below the middle size, he was vigorously and finely formed.
He gave one the impression of just protecting himself from boredom by habitual loyalty and a finely tempered sense of duty.Rustic Sounds|Francis Darwin