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del·i·cate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finely, fine, delicately, exquisitelyadverb

    in a delicate manner

    "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"

    Synonyms:
    fine, all right, exquisitely, very well, alright, finely

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  1. List of paraphrases for "delicately":

    subtly, gently, tactfully, carefuily

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#1114fine
#9515gently
#12293alright
#17960finely
#34403subtly
#39849delicately
#40137exquisitely
#110404tactfully

How to use delicately in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy DeSilva:

    Mary Leakey made exquisitely detailed maps of the footprint localities. From Mary Leakey map, we were able to approximate where the tracks should be. We began to dig, hoping for the best, but fearing instead that forty years of seasonal rains had washed them away, the soil was hard as cement and it took a hammer and chisel to reach the footprint layer, which we then needed to excavate delicately with a hard-bristled brush and tongue depressor. Fortunately, the footprints were beautifully preserved.

  2. Lesley Manville:

    … You’re seeing real pockets of tenderness with how [the characters] are dealing with getting older and approaching that time of their lives, i always see Cathy and Michael at the center of it all, having this 'will they, won’t they.' Will this romance happen? Is it alright to be falling in love at this time in your life with your dead husband’s best friend? It’s very tenderly and delicately written, and I think people want to see a romance that is about two middle-aged people, rather than a romance with strapping young 20-somethings.

  3. Assaf Habary:

    There are hundreds of colonies of coral that we need to relocate, one by one, delicately.

  4. Paul Valery:

    ...in song the words tend to lose their significance, do often lose it, while at the other extreme, in current prose it is the musical value that tends to disappear - so that verse stands symmetrically, as it were, between song, on the one hand, and prose on the other - and is thus admirably and delicately balanced between the sensual and the intellectual power of language.


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