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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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A Delicate Affair chronicles the experiences of the US 26th "Yankee" Division as it entered the trenches near the destroyed village of Seicheprey in mid-April 1918.
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