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finger in Crime topic

fingerfinger2 verb [transitive]  1 TOUCHto touch or handle something with your fingers She fingered the beautiful cloth.see thesaurus at touch2 informalSCCTELL A SECRET if someone, especially a criminal, fingers another criminal, they tell the police what that person has done→ See Verb table
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fingerCasey was only fingered as the mastermind of the operation after he was dead.She darted off straight after that, leaving Melanie fingering her cheek in surprise.Cold blackness grasped at him, fingering its way through his warm blood, just waiting its moment.But soon he relapsed into his dangerous black mood, fingering the razor-sharp edge of his knife, open in his pocket.The sermon he found surprisingly proper, but Adams was repelled to see poor wretches fingering their prayer beads.