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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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Here was again a want of delicacy and regard for others which had formerly so struck and disgusted her.
Rushworth: romantic delicacy was certainly not to be expected from him.
Insult you," she said, turning pale, "what singular delicacy of feeling
I have loved you for a long while past; women, like men, have a false delicacy at times.
He has had great faults, faults of inconsideration and thoughtlessness; and I am very much of his opinion in thinking him likely to be happier than he deserves: but still as he is, beyond a doubt, really attached to Miss Fairfax, and will soon, it may be hoped, have the advantage of being constantly with her, I am very ready to believe his character will improve, and acquire from hers the steadiness and delicacy of principle that it wants.
This soup Is a delicious delicacy with a very great nutritious content which Is good for the family.
A delicacy like no other, Walnut Halwa is definitely going to add a contemporary touch to your Holi delicacies.
Susie's Cuisine, Carreon's Delicacy, Delyn's Delicacy, My Lola Nor's and Taldawa Kambingan were also featured.
NOLA has taken care to ensure that every delicacy adds more shine and glamor to every Christmas table this season, be it with Special Edition Cups, Grandmas thick warm hot chocolate, or the most promising Strawberry Volcano cake that oozes hot melted chocolate.
Kundandit,' a homemade delicacy produced only in this pilgrimage town, is fast disappearing from the display shelves of vendors' stalls around Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag.
A SCOT working at a gold mine in Kyrgyzstan could be jailed for up to five years for comparing a local delicacy to a horse penis.
GANDARA, Samar--This town is promoting a cheese delicacy called keseo as one of its tourism and livelihood assets.