A small change or addition that serves to complete something. For example, The room still needed a few finishing touches, such as a flower arrangement. This expression is sometimes put as a finishing stroke. [c. 1700]
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Le Femme Finishing School helps transwomen find their inner beauty, no matter their age.
And much of the credit to her transformation is owed to a finishing school that caters to women just like her.
Set a heatproof bowl over a pot of gently simmering water, making sure that the bowl does not touch the surface of the water.
“I had a small touch of prison a couple of times,” Mailer writes to Ehrlichman.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The quote appears on the bronze plaque the players touch before they take the field for home games.
The Goliath wouldn't answer; the Dublin said the force was coming off, and we could not get into touch with the soldiers at all.
He made me think of an old time magician more than anything, and I felt that with a touch of his wand he could transform us all.
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
Thanks to Berthier's admirable system, Bonaparte was kept in touch with every part of his command.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.