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Another word for finesse

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Verb
  1. To make, achieve, or get through contrivance or guile

      1. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
      2. To manipulate or change (statistics, accounts, etc.) for a selfish or dishonest purpose; falsify; juggle
      3. To extricate oneself by subtle or indirect means, as from difficulty; wriggle:
      1. To cheat; swindle:
      2. (Intransitive) To cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods. (often with "out of" preceding the object)
      3. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
      1. To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
      2. To insinuate (oneself) into a situation, conversation, etc.
      3. To elicit by artful or devious means. Usually used with out of :
      1. To alter or produce by methods of genetic engineering:
      2. To plan and direct skillfully; superintend; guide (a measure, action, etc. through)
      3. To plan, manage, and bring about by skillful acts or contrivance:
    See also:

    make

    get

  2. To outmaneuver (an opponent), especially with the aid of some extra resource

      1. To have or seize an advantage over
      2. (Idiomatic) To outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor's prior effort.
      3. To keep one step ahead of (a competitor or opponent, for example).
      1. To get the better of (an adversary or competitor, for example) by using a crucial, often hidden resource.
      2. To play a trump when a trump was not led
      3. To play a trump on (a trick, another card, etc.) when a trump was not led, often, specif., so as to take it thereby
    See also:

    win

Another word for finesse

Noun
  1. See also:

    tact

    art

    ability