verb (used without object), fi·nessed, fi·ness·ing.
verb (used with object), fi·nessed, fi·ness·ing.
Origin of finesse
Examples from the Web for finessed
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.
The word "finessed" in my last, your compositor has transformed into finified.
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