Synonyms for exquisite
ɪkˈskwɪz ɪt, ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ɪkˈskwɪz ɪtex·quis·ite
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They sell good coffee and pastries, but their chocolate is exquisite.
Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.
Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.
Of special beauty or rare excellence.
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The definition of beauty, "perfection of form," is a good key to the meaning of beautiful, if we understand "form" in its widest sense. There must also be harmony and unity, and in human beings spiritual loveliness, to constitute an object or a person really beautiful. Thus, we speak of a beautiful landscape, a beautiful poem. But beautiful implies also, in concrete objects, softness of outline and delicacy of mold; it is opposed to all that is hard and rugged, hence we say a beautiful woman, but not a beautiful man. Beautiful has the further limit of not transcending our powers of appreciation. Pretty expresses in a far less degree that which is pleasing to a refined taste in objects comparatively small, slight, and dainty; as, a pretty bonnet; a pretty girl. That is handsome which is not only superficially pleasing, but well and harmoniously proportioned, with usually the added idea that it is made so by art, breeding, or training; as, a handsome horse; a handsome house. Handsome is a term far inferior to beautiful; we may even say a handsome villain. Fair denotes what is bright, smooth, clear, and without blemish; as, a fair face. The word applies wholly to what is superficial; we can say "fair, yet false." In a specific sense, fair has the sense of blond, as opposed to dark or brunette. One who possesses vivacity, wit, good nature, or other pleasing qualities may be attractive without beauty. Comely denotes an aspect that is smooth, genial, and wholesome, with a certain fulness of contour and pleasing symmetry, tho falling short of the beautiful; as, a comely matron. That is picturesque which would make a striking picture.
Beautiful to the eye; beautiful in appearance, in spirit; "beautiful for situation," Ps. xlviii, 2; beautiful of aspect, of its kind.
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intense or sharp
"suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
incisive, slap-up, cracking, neat, sharp, lancinating, dainty, cutting, swell, knifelike, great, keen, nifty, not bad(p), discriminating, bang-up, smashing, groovy, acute, corking, penetrating, recherche, lancinate, piercing, bully, dandy, peachy, stabbing, penetrative
lavishly elegant and refined
"a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
of extreme beauty
"her exquisite face"
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The ceiling of this place is like none other, one of the most exquisite works of architecture, it's hard to look away.
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
In this case the failures to comply with Brady were exquisite, extraordinary, the judge exercised tremendous patience.
Spring is about to spring. Persephone is coming back and the ice is groaning, about to break with the exquisite and deafening roar. It's a time for madness a time for our fangs to come down and our eyes to glaze over so that the beast in us can sing with unmitigated joy. Oh yes, ecstasy, I welcome thee
It's exquisite, you have this strong, diagonal line made by the flag staff. You have the flag snapping in the breeze. You have the pyramid-like shape of the Marines pushing the flag up. The men obviously are separate, but they appear as one. The blank background enhances the action by providing no distractions. Also, the photo is gifted with a softly filtered light. A very thin haze of clouds filters the light so that the shadows aren't harsh, but there is detail in all the shadows on the uniforms and the flag.
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- изискан, изященBulgarian
- exquisitCatalan, Valencian
- bonísimo, exquisitoSpanish
- ihastuttava, hienostunutFinnish
- अति सुंदरHindi
- nagyszerű, kitűnő, pompásHungarian
- delizioso, squisitoItalian
- distinto, primoroso, esmeroPortuguese
- изящный, изысканныйRussian
- tinh tếVietnamese
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