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Our last option is made entirely of aluminum, inside and out, so it’s a great choice if you don’t want the pressure of taking care of delicate glass.

Seeking something that was “fresh yet delicate,” according to Gjerde, they landed on a cuvée comprised of 48% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, and 12% Pinot Meunier.

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It takes very little energy to break up pairs of electrons in a superconductor, and these pairs break up into free electrons, potentially leading to energy exchanges that can destroy the superconductor’s delicate state.

Such a delicate structure could have formed only through an equally delicate, gentle process.

The cheery 69-year-old father of eight sits in the center with his wife and delicately brandishes a small, brown book.

Then, as the car pulled away, he again began his slow movements with the girl delicately balanced on the hitching post.

PANKISI GORGE, Georgia—The mother of martyrs, a woman in her fifties, is delicately beautiful and visibly in pain.

This deft, delicately wrought story is Murakami at his best.

I just found it depressingly tone deaf for a show that typically handles these sensitive issues so delicately.

Portuguese snuff seemed to be in favor and was delicately perfumed.

He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.

Here the tobacco plant attains its finest form and most delicately flavored leaves.

They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.

Now here is a lady, well educated and delicately nurtured, who is destitute of the common necessaries of life.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delicately, such as: beautifully, cautiously, deftly, elegantly, exquisitely, and finely.

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