finespun finespun

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
  2. (adj) developed in excessively fine detail

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Usage(s):

  1. Even in an age when glittering technique is almost taken for granted, Ogdon's facility for both the finespun and the fantastic is prodigious.
  2. But, as a result of the great sleuth's finespun deductions, Reginald Hicks was hanged by the neck until dead.
  3. Whether a player plays the board or against his opponent becomes a finespun argument in the tens of thousands of chess games that are always in progress by mail.
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