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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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Suppose a young lady has just been warbling ('with a grating and uncertain sound') Shelley's exquisite lyric 'I arise from dreams of thee': how much nicer it would be, instead of your having to say "Oh, thank you, thank you
Hop-Frog, who, although he made a great deal of sport, was by no means popular, had it not in his power to render Trippetta many services; but she, on account of her grace and exquisite beauty (although a dwarf), was universally admired and petted; so she possessed much influence; and never failed to use it, whenever she could, for the benefit of Hop-Frog.
Miss Wilkinson told him stories of the exquisite delicacy of Frenchmen when they stood in the same relation to fair ladies as he to Miss Wilkinson.
I am sure that it is that exquisite chestnut which seems just touched with gold.
Her tone, as she uttered the exclamation, had a plaintive and really exquisite melody thrilling through it, yet without subduing a certain something which an obtuse auditor might still have mistaken for asperity.
In a character where it should exist as the chief attribute, it would bestow on its possessor an exquisite taste, and an enviable susceptibility of happiness.
She crouched on the floor like a wounded thing, and Dorian Gray, with his beautiful eyes, looked down at her, and his chiselled lips curled in exquisite disdain.