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DELICATE, a. L. Connected with delight to delight.

1. Of a fine texture fine soft smooth clear, or fair as a delicate skin.
2. Nice pleasing to the taste of an agreeable flavor as delicate food a delicate dish.
3. Nice in perception of what is agreeable dainty as a delicate taste and figuratively, nice and discriminating in beauty and deformity.
4. Nice accurate fine soft to the eye as a delicate color.
5. Nice in forms regulated by minute observance of propriety, or by condescension and attention to the wishes and feelings of others as delicate behavior or manners a delicate address.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Delicate'. King James Dictionary.

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