Thesaurus / delicate
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Trimming nose hairs is delicate, personal business, and the Norelco has that firmly in mind.
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The demo showed it stacking several delicate wine glasses on top of each other on an unfamiliar surface.
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Worse, he said, is that he had spent years digging and rigging holes to water cattle based on where rain pools, a delicate system that would be jeopardized by trenching and construction.
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It was delicate and dangerous, and it would take two surgeries to get it all.
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The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
This Captain Kirton was really the best of the Kirton bunch: a quiet, unassuming young man, somewhat delicate in health.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Isabel had a glimpse of a delicate high-bred face set like a panel in a parted curtain.
Indifferent health, for he was delicate too, was one of the bonds between us.
WORDS RELATED TO DELICATE
- bundle of nerves
- wired up
- wound up
- all skin and bones
- thin as a rail
- neat as a button
- neat as a pin
- spic and span
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