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delicacy
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Jane Eyre
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delicacy
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • They could not be the daughters of the elderly person at the table; for she looked like a rustic, and they were all delicacy and cultivation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No, no, sir; besides the delicacy and richness of the fabric, I found nothing save Fairfax Rochester's pride; and that did not scare me, because I am used to the sight of the demon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They might have said, as I have no doubt they thought, that they had believed me to be without any friends save them: for, indeed, I had often said so; but, with their true natural delicacy, they abstained from comment, except that Diana asked me if I was sure I was well enough to travel.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: delicacy of her brushwork
as in: eat the delicacy
as in: discuss with delicacy
as in: offend her delicacy
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