GRE Word List

FINESSE

delicate skill; V: handle with finesse

The meaning of the word finesse is delicate skill; V: handle with finesse.

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WordMeaning
viandfood; CF. live
cantinsincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people
gradationseries of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
irateangry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
finerybeautiful clothes for a special occasion
slipshodslovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
detrimentalharmful; damaging; N. detriment
jetsamthings thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
connivancepretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire