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Sample Sentences Using
delicacy -- as in: delicacy of the brushwork
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as in: delicacy of the brushwork Define
pleasant subtlety or fineness
  • The lacework was done with great delicacy.
  • Her delicacy in blending flavors makes her an outstanding chef.
  • I cut open her shirt with my dagger, jolted for a moment by the delicacy of her skin.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
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as in: eat the delicacy Define
something that is rare or expensive -- usually a prized food
as in: discuss with delicacy Define
care and gentleness -- especially speaking or acting with sensitivity and tact
as in: offend her delicacy Define
fragility -- of something that can easily be damaged (often referring to the fragility of someone's emotional well being when it is easily distressed by something that is offensive or disturbing)
as in: delicacy of the brushwork Define
pleasant subtlety or fineness
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