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finespun


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finespun  \Fine"spun`\,  a. 
  Spun  so  as  to  be  fine;  drawn  to  a  fine  thread;  attenuated; 
  hence  unsubstantial;  visionary;  as  finespun  theories. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finespun 
  adj  1:  developed  with  extreme  delicacy  and  subtlety;  "the  satire 
  touches  with  finespun  ridicule  every  kind  of  human 
  pretense"  [syn:  {delicate}] 
  2:  developed  in  excessively  fine  detail;  "finespun 
  distinctions"  [syn:  {hairsplitting}] 




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