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fi nuh kee

  • s  exacting especially about details
    a finicky eater

  • But his passion for sanitation was not just finicky hygiene.
  • Just imagine one of those annoyingly finicky coffee-orderers requesting a burger just-so at McDonald's: "I'll have a grande, extra hot Big Mac with one pump ketchup.
  • The investigators found the college freshmen most finicky, the seniors most free-spoken, the faculty betwixt between.
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  • Picking a Bone With Pecan Lodge
    Barbecued brisket is a finicky son of a bitch. Cook it too fast and you'll be left with a dry, rubbery hunk of beef the size of your grandmother's purse. Cook it too long and you can end up with a pile of loose, stringy meat. Smoke a perfect brisket on a cool spring morning and you'll get one res...
    June 12, 2013 - Dallas Observer
  • Pride Prowl
    In D.C., one large gay club seems to easily blend into another. Fit and finished, and very finicky, the gay bar and dance scene in Baltimore’s big sister to the south can feel impressive but bland. If your gym membership has lapsed—or (gasp!) if you never had one to begin with—you may find yourself on the outside looking in, literally or metaphorically. And you had better be ready to pay up ...
    June 11, 2013 - Baltimore City Paper

  • Kyle Busch in London Free Press
    It's always fun to come out to short tracks and DJ kept us honest. That was a great race up front,Busch said. "It's a finicky place. You can't overdrive the corners too much and that outside lane doesn't go very fast as anyone who races...
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in ABS CBN News
    But we also noticed that whenever we had a partnership, the scoring was at a brisk rate. Now it's a matter of going out and batting freely. It's not easy I admit as batters are a bit finicky about certain things. Bowlers get time to adjust while... Anil Kumble Rediff Dec 29, 2007 37559 48587 finis If the trend of the results of the revision of ballots in the protest against Noli de Castro continues, my election lawyer, Romy Macalintal, is very optimistic that we could write finis to the 2004 poll controversy, and all this political...

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