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delicacy

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1 something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury

  • presented with a plate of national delicacies while they waited for the queen
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2 the state or quality of having a delicate structure

  • we never cease to marvel at the delicacy of a snowflake
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3 the tendency to be or state of being squeamish

  • the urgent need for blood prompted many people to overcome their habitual delicacy and become first-time donors
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6 the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences

  • the delicacy of the sensor is such that it will be affected by the slightest vibration
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