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del·i·cate

(del'i-kăt),
Of feeble resisting power.
[L. delicatus, soft, luxurious, fr. de, from, + lacio, to entice]

delicate

Having a fine, fragile structure.
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Bangladesh registered the third highest total in their history before removing three of England's top order to leave the second Test delicately poised after two days.
7 ALVA NOTO + RYUICHI SAKAMOTO, INSEN (RASTER NOTEN) The combination of Ryuichi Sakamoto's piano recordings and Alva Noto's (aka Carsten Nicolai's) digital manipulations adds up to a beautifully hypnotic, ambient recording filled with delicately calibrated tonal progressions, pulsing staccato phrases, and shimmering sonic harmonies.
This market, designers have interpreted 19th-century European styles with flirtatious and feminine looks using delicately etched and painted glass, jewelry embellishments and other details.
But far more delicately than the days / The nights ignite in countless eyes a spark.
The machine has extended arms that delicately shake the bushes.
Weighty with poems that defy characterization as much as they invite discussion, this raunchy but delicately provocative collection restores faith in the power and pleasure of the word.
Opening and closing with a double exposure of a young woman floating delicately against a backdrop of the sky, dawson's black-and-white marvel, drawing upon silent film era visual tricks and variable exposures, charts obscure processes of self-examination, dream and introspection as a woman reflects upon herself, her body and vague dangers of human existence.
Looking through a microscope, researchers find each nanotube and delicately bring it in line with an electrical contact.
You open the door of your hotel suite to glowing candles, the sound of your favorite jazz tunes, and the scent of freshly picked rose petals that have been delicately strewn across the floor to create ate a floral pathway.
Centuries later, Sigmund Freud would put the matter more delicately, posing it as a question: if I am to believe nonsense, why only this nonsense?
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The decoys are delicately balanced, producing natural movement even when there is no wind.