Exquisite - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskwɪzɪt|  American pronunciation of the word exquisite
Brit.  |ˈɛkskwɪzɪt|  British pronunciation of the word exquisite

adjective

- intense or sharp(syn: keen)

suffered exquisite pain
felt exquisite pleasure

- lavishly elegant and refined (syn: recherche)
- delicately beautiful(syn: dainty)

an exquisite cameo

- of extreme beauty

her exquisite face

Examples

a move executed with exquisite precision

Her singing voice is truly exquisite.

He chose his words with exquisite care.

She has exquisite taste in art.

Such is the exquisite refinement of American political discourse in the early 21st century.

...the rattan's stems are split into willowy staves that are woven together to produce exquisite baskets...

Mary liked the exquisite lineaments of his face.

Klimt's artwork is reproduced in this exquisite book.

The designer surrounded himself with exquisite objects.

He told jokes with an exquisite sense of timing.

I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose

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