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English definition of “finesse”

finesse

verb [T]     /fɪˈnes/
to deal with a situation or a person in a skilful and often slightly dishonest way: She finessed the interview by playing down her lack of experience and talking about her long-standing interest in the field.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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