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delicacy
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
  • She had stretched one arm so high above her coiled-up cable of hair that he could see its satin delicacy above the sunburn; her face was flushed with sleep, and her eyelids hung heavy over their pupils.
    4 — The Consequence (23% in)
  • The same delicacy, pride, false shame, whatever it may be called, on Clare's account, which had led her to hide from her own parents the prolongation of the estrangement, hindered her owning to his that she was in want after the fair allowance he had left her.
    5 — The Woman Pays (60% in)

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