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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexquisiteex‧qui‧site /ɪkˈskwɪzət, ˈekskwɪ-/ ●○○ adjective  1 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGextremely beautiful and very delicately made the most exquisite craftsmanshipsee thesaurus at beautiful2 GOOD/EXCELLENTvery sensitive and delicate in the way you behave or do things She has exquisite taste in art.3 literarySTRONG FEELING OR BELIEF exquisite pain or pleasure is felt very stronglyexquisitely adverbexquisiteness noun [uncountable]
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exquisiteDessert at Bellino's was exquisite.The sets and costumes for the dance performance were exquisite.As Karl had commanded, she had seen that the table looked exquisite.Across the plaza is another exquisite colonial building, which houses the offices of the state government.Miller is an exquisite dancer.Her daughter's face was exquisite even when she was terrified.She was the one who gained by the exquisite experience, wasn't she?an exquisite handcarved ivory broochMy manners are exquisite, my feelings are delicate, my gestures refined, my moods undetectable.an exquisite piece of jewelryJane had worn an exquisite taupe chiffon Brac, and she looked magnificent, and the girls looked innocent and sweet.The church is full of exquisite works of craftmanship which have been donated by individuals and by air forces.
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