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delicacy
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Babbitt
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delicacy
Used in
Babbitt
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  • They coughed politely, and crossed their legs with quietness, and in expensive linen handkerchiefs they blew their noses with a delicacy altogether optimistic and refined.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Usually Eunice and he were merely neighborhood chums, and quarreled with a wholesome and violent lack of delicacy; but now and then, after the color and scent of a dance, they were silent together and a little furtive, and Babbitt was worried.  (not reviewed by editor)

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