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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lightness in movement or manner; The quality of being beautiful and fragile in appearance; Subtly skillful handling of a situation; Lack of physical strength; Smallness of stature; Refined taste; Something considered choice to eat.

Usage examples (25)
  • His paintings show a delicacy of touch, which is apparent even in his highly textured oils.
  • The first thing you will need for this delicacy is a big bowl.
  • One person´s delicacy is another person´s nightmare.
  • Because every British delicacy is a way of recycling leftovers. for more
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