Origin of finical
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Examples from the Web for finical
She will be sure to be finical, cowardly, or disagreeable in some way.Doctor Jones' Picnic
S. E. Chapman
There was also mingled with the pompous, something of the finical.Rank and Talent; A Novel, Vol. II (of 3)
William Pitt Scargill
In his dress he was neat, but not finical; in his diet temperate, and not dainty.The Works of William Cowper
Nothing is left unfinished, yet none of the workmanship is finical.
Women would rave about him; men would think him finical and dandified.The Man Between
Amelia E. Barr
- another word for finicky
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Word Origin and History for finical
1590s; see finicky.
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