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delicacy
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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delicacy
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Great parcels of groceries and delicacies and dried fruits arrived from the city.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …the wise but wicked man his libraries and instruments of research, the lover of artistic pleasures his marbles and pictures and other art treasures, he who delighted in the pleasures of the table his gorgeous feasts, his dishes prepared with such delicacy, his choice wines; the miser will remember his hoard of gold, the robber his ill-gotten wealth, the angry and revengeful and merciless murderers their deeds of blood and violence in which they revelled, the impure and adulterous the…  (not reviewed by editor)

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