delicate[ del-i-kit ]SEE DEFINITION OF delicate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELICATE
Some of its furnishings are so delicate that I hardly like to touch them.
However, it is popular because of its unique and delicate flavor.
There is nothing luminous, transparent, or delicate about dust.
If the delicate redness of the sky is not caused by dust, what is it caused by?
From the very beginning Wisi was too delicate for all the work and care that came upon her.
She was always, indeed, a delicate creature; but now she is a mere gossamer.
Still kneeling on her bed, slight and delicate, it seemed to her as if she were dying.
She said her skin was so delicate that it could not bear the sun.
But there was nobody to teach her the delicate graces and gentle virtues of a woman.
In truth, so delicate a piece of work required the most minute care and attention.
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