AskDefine | Define finely

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finely adv
1 in tiny pieces; "the surfaces were finely granular" [ant: coarsely]
2 in an elegant manner; "finely costumed actors"
3 in a superior and skilled manner; "the soldiers were fighting finely" [syn: fine]
4 in a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body" [syn: fine, delicately, exquisitely]

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  1. In a manner to produce a fine result; as to grind finely means to grid to a fine powder.
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