exquisite

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  • Characterized by highly skilled or intricate art; excellently made or formed.
  • Extremely or delightfully beautiful:
  • Excellent or outstanding, especially by exhibiting or appealing to refined taste.
  • Extremely subtle or precise.
  • Intense; keen.
  • Ingeniously devised or thought out.
  • One who is excessively fastidious in dress, manners, or taste.
  • Exceedingly choice, elegant, fine, or dainty; very delightful, especially from delicacy of beauty or perfection of any kind: as, a vase of <em>exquisite</em> workmanship; an <em>exquisite</em> miniature; <em>exquisite</em> lace.
  • Very accurate, delicate, or nice in action or function; especially, of keen or delicate perception or discrimination; delicately discriminating: as, <em>exquisite</em> taste, etc.
  • Giving or susceptible of pleasure or pain in the highest degree; intense; keen; poignant: as, <em>exquisite</em> joy or torture; an <em>exquisite</em> sensibility.
  • Curious; careful.
  • Skilful; cunning; consummate.
  • Recondite; deep. <em>Sir T. Elyot</em>, The Governour, i. 10.
  • A superfine gentleman; a dandy; a fop; a coxcomb.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Fop, Dandy</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="coxcomb">coxcomb</internalXref>.
  • One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.
  • Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction.
  • Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense.
  • Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious.
  • Especially <xref>fine</xref> or <xref>pleasing</xref>; <xref>exceptional</xref>.
  • Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.
  • <xref>Recherché</xref>; <xref>far-fetched</xref>; <xref>abstruse</xref>.
  • Of special <xref>beauty</xref> or rare <xref>excellence</xref>.
  • delicately beautiful
  • lavishly elegant and refined
  • of extreme beauty
  • intense or sharp
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