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See definition of delicacies on Dictionary.com
  • noundaintiness, fineness of structure
  • noundelicious, gourmet food

synonyms for delicacies

  • elegance
  • fragility
  • lightness
  • subtlety
  • tenderness
  • airiness
  • debility
  • exquisiteness
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • infirmity
  • slenderness
  • smoothness
  • softness
  • tenuity
  • translucency
  • transparency
  • weakness
  • diaphaneity
  • etherealness
  • gossameriness

antonyms for delicacies

MOST RELEVANT
  • strength
  • coarseness
  • heaviness
  • indelicacy
  • inelegance
  • robustness
  • roughness
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How to use delicacies in a sentence

I will go down in the morning, and take such delicacies as the woman needs, and see the child at the same time.
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All her interest seemed to be centered upon the delicacies placed before her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The dinner was of ordinary quality, except for the few delicacies which she had sent out to purchase.
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It is the knowledge and practice of such "little delicacies" which constitutes the greatest charm of society.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Soon all the little tables were filled, and everybody did full justice to the delicacies set before them.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But she sent him wines and delicacies, and she also despatched a messenger to a city sixty miles away, for the best physician.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Here were good beds, nourishing food, delicacies from the stores of the Christian and Sanitary Commissions, and kind attention.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
He never ceased to wonder at the mysterious delicacies of touch and hearing which served her so well in place of sight.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"Of course, their daughter Julia has a tact for receiving company and making delicacies for a party," added Clara.
A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
But luxurious delicacies and Spanish dancing girls at some other house were more to your taste.
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