Definition of Finessed

1. Verb. (past of finesse) ¹



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Definition of Finessed

1. finesse [v] - See also: finesse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finessed

fineers
fineish
fineless
finely
fineness
finenesses
finer
finer than frog hair
fineries
finers
finery
fines
fines herbes
finespun
finesse
finessed (current term)
finesser
finessers
finesses
finessing
finest
finetune
finetuned
finetunes
finetuning
finew
finfish
finfishes
finfolk
finfoot

Literary usage of Finessed

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1. Russian Overseas Commerce with Great Britain During the Reign of Catherine II by Herbert H. Kaplan (1995)
"She had been finessed by the country she had intended to lead."' It is immediately clear why Great Britain would engage in such a negotiation. ..."

2. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"Third Hand plays Queen and returns a small card The Ten should be finessed, regardless of trump strength, as the Ace must be on the left, and the finesse is ..."

3. Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and by Westminster Chess Club, London (1876)
"I replied, I thought we had, but, asking for information only, might I enquire why he finessed so deeply? "finessed, what do you mean? ..."

4. Bridge Whist: Its Whys and Wherefores: A Progressive and Clear Method of by C. J. Melrose (1901)
"... but if you discard the small card the king would fall to the ace, and dummy's knave would almost certainly be finessed against (when they see your king ..."

5. Life and Writings of Thomas Paine by Thomas Paine, Daniel Edwin Wheeler (1908)
"... and the Stadtholder, in which it is most probable the people of England will be finessed out of a sum of money. The Dutch, as is already observed, ..."

6. Jane Austen's Works by Jane Austen, James Edward Austen-Leigh (1882)
"... flattered, and finessed into an affection for her which, allowing leisure for the conquest of his attachment to her mother, for his abjuring all future ..."

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