finishing touch

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finishing touch

n.
A small change or addition that serves to complete something.
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Noun1.finishing touch - a final touchfinishing touch - a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
touch - deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch"
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For then his brother's bow must have given the finishing stroke to what the ill-humour of his mother and sister would have begun.
This corroboration of the lesson he had just received put the finishing stroke to the wonder and stupefaction of M.
The night having arrived, however, the lady Scheherazade not only put the finishing stroke to the black cat and the rat (the rat was blue) but before she well knew what she was about, found herself deep in the intricacies of a narration, having reference (if I am not altogether mistaken) to a pink horse (with green wings) that went, in a violent manner, by clockwork, and was wound up with an indigo key.
Then you can put Solomon's ring upon your left thumb and give him the finishing stroke, but keep the ring on your third finger until you have come close to him, so that the monster cannot see you, else he might strike you dead with his long tail.
When the finishing stroke was put to his work, it suddenly expanded before the eyes of the astonished artist into the fairest of all the creations of Brahma.
The 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign: The Finishing Stroke