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Gone with the Wind
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  • What a burden modesty and delicacy were!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They pretended to great delicacy, modesty and innocence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Delicacy forbids my putting more concerning him on paper.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Or have I been misinformed about the delicacy of our Southern womanhood?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Since the return of her wedding ring, Melanie had felt that Rhett was a gentleman of rare refinement and delicacy and she was shocked at this remark.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So Charles Hamilton spent his wedding night in an armchair in the corner, not too unhappily, for he understood, or thought he understood, the modesty and delicacy of his bride.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She—the—" This was no time for delicacy but it was hard to bring out the words with the ears of hundreds of strange men listening.  (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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