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noun as in delicious, gourmet food

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La Teresita also has an adjoining cafeteria where you can head for an informal buffet and heaping piles of Cuban delicacies.

And, of course, there are local Andalucian delicacies to be had in and around Setenil de las Bodegas.

Caterpillars are considered delicacies southern African countries, where they sell for high prices.

You gather for festive meals with friends and family, savoring the best available wines and lovingly prepared delicacies.

The monastery  began crafting its own delicacies, later known as pasteis de belem.

I will go down in the morning, and take such delicacies as the woman needs, and see the child at the same time.

All her interest seemed to be centered upon the delicacies placed before her.

The dinner was of ordinary quality, except for the few delicacies which she had sent out to purchase.

It is the knowledge and practice of such "little delicacies" which constitutes the greatest charm of society.

Soon all the little tables were filled, and everybody did full justice to the delicacies set before them.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delicacies, such as: tenderness, subtlety, lightness, elegance, fragility, and debility.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.