Definition of exquisite
- exquisite taste
- an exquisite white blossom
a move executed with exquisite precision
Her singing voice is truly exquisite.
He chose his words with exquisite care.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
acute, almighty, blistering, deep, dreadful, excruciating, explosive, fearful, fearsome, ferocious, fierce, frightful, furious, ghastly, hard, heavy, heavy-duty, intense, intensive, keen, profound, terrible, vehement, vicious, violent;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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