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exquisite

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1 extreme in degree, power, or effect
  • felt such exquisite anger at being betrayed by a so-called friend that she could hardly think straight

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3 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness
  • waiters at the wedding reception served exquisite hors d'oeuvres from silver trays

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choice, exquisite, elegant, rare, delicate, dainty mean having qualities that appeal to a cultivated taste. choice stresses preeminence in quality or kind. choice fabric exquisite implies a perfection in workmanship or design that appeals only to very sensitive taste. an exquisite gold bracelet elegant applies to what is rich and luxurious but restrained by good taste. a sumptuous but elegant dining room rare suggests an uncommon excellence. rare beauty delicate implies exquisiteness, subtlety, and fragility. delicate craftsmanship dainty sometimes carries an additional suggestion of smallness and of appeal to the eye or palate. dainty sandwiches

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