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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a refined or sensitive manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a delicate lace collar. ,delicate porcelain; a delicate child. ,a delicate flavor. ,a delicate shade of pink. ,a delicate...
  • Cabbage treated delicately is as sweet and attractive as green peas.
  • He tasted the name delicately if inaccurately, finding it strange on his tongue.
  • ` And that acquaintanceship, 'he stressed the word delicately, ` gave rise to the challenge you accepted yesterday?' for more
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