Cleverness and Finesse


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Cleverness noun – Mental skill or quickness.
Usage example: it takes real cleverness to find a way around the rules

Finesse is a synonym for cleverness in dexterity topic. In some cases you can use "Finesse" instead a noun "Cleverness". popular alternative
Nearby Words: clever, cleverly
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Finesse noun – Mental skill or quickness.
Usage example: maneuvered his opponent into checkmate with his customary finesse

Cleverness is a synonym for finesse in skill topic. You can use "Cleverness" instead a noun "Finesse", if it concerns topics such as dexterity, know-how. popular alternative
Nearby Words: finessed, finessing
Synonyms for Finesse

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natural natural cleverness natural finesse
raw raw cleverness raw finesse
tactical tactical cleverness tactical finesse
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Finesse or Cleverness. 2016. Accessed June 21, 2021.

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