Sentence Examples


  • This lady wore it with the finesse of a duchess.
  • He privately gloated at his finesse; I think I'm going to break a record here.
  • If in technical finesse he was surpassed by many of his predecessors and his subordinates, he had the most important qualities of a great captain, courage that rose higher with each obstacle, and the clear judgment to distinguish the essential from the minor issues in war.
  • It required all Elizabeths finesse to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds; but she was, as Henry III.
  • After a rather ineffective artillery bombardment the Japanese advanced in full force, without hesitation or finesse, and plunging into the river, stormed forward under a heavy fire.