finishing touch


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finishing touch

n.
A small change or addition that serves to complete something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Vronsky's mother, on hearing of his connection, was at first pleased at it, because nothing to her mind gave such a finishing touch to a brilliant young man as a liaison in the highest society; she was pleased, too, that Madame Karenina, who had so taken her fancy, and had talked so much of her son, was, after all, just like all other pretty and well-bred women,--at least according to the Countess Vronskaya's ideas.
Meg and John happened to be standing together in the middle of the grass plot, when Laurie was seized with an inspiration which put the finishing touch to this unfashionable wedding.
To lie there helpless when Eva was expecting me, that would be the finishing touch.
I was only seeking further information, to put the finishing touch.
He was an authority on the stage, skilful on the ice or the links with skate or golf-club; he dressed with nice audacity, and, to put the finishing touch upon his glory, he kept a gig and a strong trotting-horse.
which probably had been thought to give the finishing touch to the aristocratic prettiness of the Lady Emmeline Atheling as represented, forty years before, in several Books of Beauty.
All in all they are handsome animals, and added the finishing touch to the strange and lovely landscape that spread before my new home.
He possessed all the civic virtues in their very meanest form, and the finishing touch was given by a low sort of consciousness he manifested of possessing them.
If we get that finishing touch going, we're going to be really hard to play against.
In previous columns, I have talked about homes feeling like an extension of ourselves, well if this is the case, accessories must be an extension of our personalities, the finishing touch that make our homes shine.
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Chosen for their visual presence and cuddle quotient, they're a perfect finishing touch for any room.