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delicacy
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The Age of Innocence
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delicacy
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • I respect your scruple, sir; but in this case I believe true delicacy requires you to do as I ask.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "MercyŚ" moaned Mrs. Archer, evidently perceiving the uselessness of trying to ascribe the actions of foreigners to a sense of delicacy.  (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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