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ex·qui·site

(eks-kwiz'it),
Extremely intense, keen, sharp; said of pain or tenderness in a part.
[L. exquiro, pp. exquisitus, to search out]

ex·qui·site

(eks-kwiz'it)
Extremely intense, keen, sharp; said of pain or tenderness.
[L. exquiro, pp. exquisitus, to search out]

ex·qui·site

(eks-kwiz'it)
Extremely intense, sharp; said of pain in a part.
[L. exquiro, pp. exquisitus, to search out]
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At a time when there's an absolute avalanche of new products hitting the market, it is exquisitely difficult to reposition a brand.
Impress your business contacts with dinner at this white-linen establishment housed in an exquisitely restored 16th century building with coquina walls, brick floors and archways, and stone vaulted ceilings.
Scodel's argument is exquisitely segmented, with each text and contextual relationship accorded careful attention; cumulative effects are so well managed that the whole is much greater than a long catalogue of parts.
Frederick Treves (Anthony Hopkins) and John Merrick (John Hurt) introduces us to a carnival side show attraction who turns out to be an exquisitely gentle human being.
The skin is our body's largest organ, with an intricate system exquisitely created to eliminate toxins from the body.
The case studies of the two companies are intriguing, but Profit Beyond Measure bogs down in overcooked language about "protecting the human niche in the ecosystem" and "nature's exquisitely parsimonious use of matter and energy," to offer but two examples.
Vivid color plates from early natural histories are exquisitely reproduced, reminding us that science and art are not strangers to one another in the hands of a natural historian.
In its lead inflammation program, Locus has created exquisitely selective p38 inhibitors which bind to p38 at an allosteric site and do not involve the ATP site.
Over the course of her long life, she devoted herself to creating just the right thank-you gift for Queen Victoria of England, an exquisitely handmade quilt.
Although the three musical pieces were created at different times in Mozart's career, Morris' choreographic ideas flowed from one dance to the next, subtly reconfigured so that together the dances were more than their exquisitely detailed parts.
Each short poem exquisitely captures the essence of experiencing its subject, from rationing in 1945 to the clumsy motions of a somnambulist to the incurable condition that is ardor.
These simple black-and-white sketches, most of them single-panel, exquisitely capture governmental foibles and follies with unforgettable twisted wit.