exquisite

01. These flowers give off an [exquisite] perfume when they open in the evening.
02. Her wedding gown was simply [exquisite]. She looked like a princess.
03. Sebastien built an [exquisite] little farm set for his grandchildren.
04. Her photographs are [exquisite] studies in the use of light and shadow.
05. This delightful red wine has [exquisite] tastes of fresh berries and chocolate, with a hint of spice.
06. Her newest fashion line represents a model of [exquisite] femininity.
07. The sunset this evening was simply [exquisite], with pinks and oranges that were awe-inspiring.
08. Anton Chekov once noted that [exquisite] nature, daydreams, and music say one thing, real life another.
09. Her father is a jewelry maker who sells his [exquisite] creations through some of the most fashionable boutiques in the world.
10. Laura has [exquisite] taste, and will be sure to make your wedding an unforgettable event.
11. Our handmade paper is [exquisitely] transformed into beautiful wedding invitations, gift boxes, and more.
12. Her grandfather is a craftsman who creates [exquisitely] hand-carved wooden wall clocks.
13. Edgar Allan Poe wrote that there is no [exquisite] beauty without some strangeness in the proportion.
14. Jacques Maritain once suggested that gratitude is the most [exquisite] form of courtesy.
15. Luis Bunuel once remarked that doctors have invented the most [exquisite] form of torture ever known to man: survival.
16. Barbara Coloroso once observed that children are [exquisitely] alert, sensitive, and conscious of their surroundings.
17. [Exquisitely] simple, yet unbelievably complex, the egg is one of nature's wonders.
18. Come taste the incredible variety of dishes and the [exquisiteness] of our local products at this city's finest restaurant.
19. Our jewelry is fashionable, it shines with [exquisiteness], and is made from the best-quality silver decorated with stones and pearls.
20. The [exquisite] workmanship of the cloisonne creations of Fabergé made the items much prized by the czars, though of course they were essentially useless.
21. She was [exquisitely] turned out: her clothes, make-up, and jewelry were in perfect taste, perfectly elegant.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Exquisite — Ex qui*site, a. [L. exquisitus, p. p. of exquirere to search out; ex out + quarere to seek, search. See {Quest}.] 1. Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exquisité — [ ɛkskizite ] n. f. • 1855; de exquis ♦ Rare Qualité de ce qui est exquis. « Il était beau, léger comme une bulle, bondissant comme un petit cheval, et mettant de l exquisité dans le cœur » (Montherlant). ● exquisité nom féminin Littéraire.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exquisite — [eks′kwiz it, ek skwiz′it] adj. [ME, carefully sought out < L exquisitus, pp. of exquirere, to search out < ex , out + quaerere, to ask] 1. carefully done or elaborately made [an exquisite design] 2. very beautiful or lovely, esp. in a… …   English World dictionary

  • Exquisite — Ex qui*site, n. One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exquisite — adj 1 *choice, recherché, rare, dainty, delicate, elegant Analogous words: precious, valuable, priceless, *costly: *consummate, finished: flawless, impeccable, faultless: *perfect, intact, whole, entire 2 intense, vehement, fierce, violent… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • exquisite — [adj1] beautiful, excellent, finely detailed admirable, attractive, charming, choice, comely, consummate, cultivated, dainty, delicate, delicious, discerning, discriminating, elegant, errorless, ethereal, fastidious, fine, flawless, impeccable,… …   New thesaurus

  • exquisite — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of great beauty and delicacy. 2) highly refined: exquisite taste. 3) intensely felt; acute. DERIVATIVES exquisitely adverb exquisiteness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «precise»: from Latin exquirere seek out …   English terms dictionary

  • exquisite — index attractive, elegant, prime (most valuable), rare Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exquisite — early 15c., carefully selected, from L. exquisitus carefully sought out, thus, choice, from pp. of exquirere search out thoroughly, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + quaerere to seek (see QUERY (Cf. query)). Of any thing (good or bad, tort …   Etymology dictionary

  • exquisite — The position of the stress has been moving over the last two centuries from the first syllable, which used to be the rule, to the second, which is now very common. Neither Fowler (1926) nor Gowers (1965) made any comment, but there are many who… …   Modern English usage

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