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Fine

A monetary penalty for an act. For example, one may have to pay $100 if one is caught driving over the speed limit. Fines are imposed instead of or (especially for financial crimes) in addition to prison sentences.
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Zone out rather than make comments that could upset their finer feelings.
All these lyrics provided a higher dimension of finer feelings. I commit them here to print as I was mesmerized long after the concert: ''Coz all of me, loves all of you/ Love your curves and all your edges/ All your perfect imperfections...'
She covers up for Spinning Around - no gold minishorts here - before slowing down the pace with a beautiful rendition of The Crying Game, Put Yourself In My Place and Finer Feelings.
Somehow I imagine that the first intelligible sound a caveman heard, after he had found himself a dryish cleft in the rock, was a neighbour sucking through his teeth, pointing out some glaring defect and grunting "What idiot done that?" (I apologise to those concerned about the finer feelings of idiots, but sadly at that stage, evolution had not yet brought us the more freely abusable figure of the cowboy.) I have owned my new house for four weeks now, and the only solid achievement has been the erection of scaffolding to permit the retiling of the roof.
Knowing there can be fewer finer feelings than wearing red and quaffing champagne on the Twickers pitch after beating England 12-19 and raising the Triple Crown.
The singer, 43, who released her debut single The Loco-Motion in 1987, has recorded a new acoustic version of her 1992 hit Finer Feelings at the Abbey Road studios in London.
For the most part, however, the finer feelings of marvelling at the running thoroughbred take a little time to develop.
Initially focusing on the instability of Dowell's narration, Wollaeger then develops this reading of the novel in relation to the avowed propaganda, "Dowell in effect casts Edward [Ashburnham] as France, an embattled paragon of the altruism France exemplifies, and Leonora [Ashburnham] as Prussia, the calculating tyrant incapable of finer feelings" (160).