verb (used without object), fi·nessed, fi·ness·ing.
verb (used with object), fi·nessed, fi·ness·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for finesse
At the same time, settlements are belittled (they can be “finessed” according to Morris).Of Herrings and Elephants: Benny Morris and "Palestinian Rejectionism"|Daniel Levy|April 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He finessed questions about his personal opposition to contraception and found ways to keep jabbing back at Romney.Rick Santorum’s Beltway Curse Is Hurting His 2012 Campaign|Howard Kurtz|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Santorum finessed the question by saying his wife, Karen, had helped him write that section.
Yet here she was, debonnaire and fresh and perfectly appointed—and ah, so terribly neat and spectacularly finessed!You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
That ramming was undoubtedly one of the prettiest little jobs of its kind, one of the most neatly finessed, ever brought off.Sea-Hounds|Lewis R. Freeman
As he had reached Her without equipment and without resources, they finessed a little about his leave.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
The word "finessed" in my last, your compositor has transformed into finified.