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Trimming nose hairs is delicate, personal business, and the Norelco has that firmly in mind.
ELECTRONICS AND EXERCISE GEAR THAT MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The sheer glass makes for a delicate and unique way to display plants.
THESE HANGING PLANTERS BRING LIFE TO YOUR SPACEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
There’s an air intake on each side, and the entire back of the machine is vented to funnel hot air away from the delicate components inside.
WATCH SONY CRACK OPEN A PS5 CONSOLESTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 7, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The demo showed it stacking several delicate wine glasses on top of each other on an unfamiliar surface.
TOYOTA’S ROBOTIC BUTLER WILL SERVE YOU FROM THE CEILINGSTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
It was delicate and dangerous, and it would take two surgeries to get it all.
MY CANCER MIGHT BE BACK—AND I WONDER IF UNNECESSARY RADIATION CAUSED IT IN THE FIRST PLACEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Indifferent health, for he was delicate too, was one of the bonds between us.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DELICATE

  • balmy
  • benign
  • benignant
  • blah
  • bland
  • breezy
  • calm
  • choice
  • clear
  • clement
  • cool
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • demulcent
  • easy
  • emollient
  • exquisite
  • faint
  • fine
  • flat
  • genial
  • ho-hum
  • lenient
  • lenitive
  • light
  • lukewarm
  • medium
  • mellow
  • moderate
  • nothing
  • nothing much
  • pabulum
  • pacific
  • peaceful
  • placid
  • smooth
  • soft
  • soothing
  • sunny
  • tempered
  • tepid
  • untroubled
  • vanilla
  • warm
  • weak
  • wimpy
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