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delicacy
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  • With surprising delicacy in his large fingers he unwrapped the towels and revealed an arm which, below the elbow, was a mass of blood and raw flesh.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • From them a stink of stale beer, and thick voices bellowing pidgin German or trolling out dirty songs—vice gone feeble and unenterprising and dull—the delicacy of a mining-camp minus its vigor.  (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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