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exquisite
WordNet 2.0
  • of extreme beauty
  • "her exquisite face"
  • of delicate composition and artistry
  • "a dainty teacup"
  • "an exquisite cameo"
  • lavishly elegant and refined
  • intense or sharp
  • "suffered exquisite pain"
  • "felt exquisite pleasure"
exquisite
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.

    "Plate of rare device, and jewels Of reach and exquisite form." -- Shak.

    "I have no exquisite reason for 't, but I have reason good enough." -- Shak.

    2. Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.

    3. Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.

    "His books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite." -- Fuller.

    Syn. -- Nice; delicate; exact; refined; choice; rare; matchless; consummate; perfect.

  • 1. One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.

 

And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Aeschylus
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