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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELICACIES

The roll of delicacies is long enough, or even too long without them.

And the Jews, when they left Egypt, looked back with fondness to these delicacies.

Neither would you approve of the delicacies, as they are thought, of Athenian confectionary?

He handed her the basket, and she brought out the delicacies.

He wrote to Paris and London for all the delicacies of the "comestible" shops.

Naples excels in these delicacies, and the abbe had everything of the best.

This was not a time for delicacies of sentiment He wished to save Annette.

There's no poison in them, but lots of goose-livers and other delicacies.

You say that you can afford to indulge yourself in the delicacies to which I have alluded.

Where the Colonel obtained all these delicacies I can not imagine.

WORD ORIGIN

"things dainty and gratifying to the palate," mid-15c., from plural of delicacy.

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