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- adv. In a finicky way.
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I was particularly struck by the going-away-to-war party scene in the community hall - you can smell the pergoies, see the whole neighbourhood gathered together, from babies to seniors, and hear the women gossiping while they "finickily readjust the sprigs of parsley garnish after one or another of the men had passed through loading his plate."