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Word: exquisite

Definition: delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry


Sentences Containing 'exquisite'

Exquisite gentlemen of the finest breeding, which was at that remarkable time and has been since to be known by its fruits of indifference to every natural subject of human interest, were in the most exemplary state of exhaustion, at the hotel of Monseigneur.
The exquisite tints of the rainbow can be seen if we look at an object through a prism or chandelier crystal, and a very simple experiment enables us to produce on the wall of a room the exact colors of the rainbow in all their beauty.
Ammonia is made from the liquids which collect in the condensers; anilin, the source of exquisite dyes, is made from the thick, tarry distillate, and coke is the residue left in the clay retorts.
It is, I think, on this sense of lightness that a great deal of the exquisite charm of Botticelli's drawing depends.
Something of the same combination of primitive grandeur and strength with exquisite refinement of visualisation is seen in the art of Michael Angelo.
All through your watch you are tortured with the exquisite misery of uncertainty.
At these words, uttered with the most exquisite sweetness and politeness, Madame de Morcerf replied.
The songs of the birds were heard in an aviary hard by, and the branches of laburnums and rose acacias formed an exquisite framework to the blue velvet curtains.
``They are indeed exquisite,''he said;``but as they are necessarily submitted to the process of deglutition a function which it is frequently impossible for a fainting person to accomplish I prefer my own specific.''
``Yes, indeed, count,''said Madame Danglars;``and tell me, did you ever see at the court of Ali Tepelini, whom you so gloriously and valiantly served, a more exquisite beauty or richer costume?''
``That is to say, the half that was left you understand; it was exquisite, sir.
This fish, which seems so exquisite to you, is very likely no better than perch or salmon; but it seemed impossible to procure it, and here it is.''
``Doubtless he is capricious, but that is all; one thing alone struck me, of all the exquisite things he placed before us, he touched nothing.
``Indeed,''said Albert,``it is exquisite; it is impossible to understand the music of his country better than Prince Cavalcanti does.
``My friend,''exclaimed Monte Cristo in a tone of exquisite sweetness.
And for their preparations, we have not only all manner of exquisite distillations and separations, and especially by gentle heats and percolations through divers strainers, yea and substances; but also exact forms of composition, whereby they incorporate almost, as they were natural simples.
How have all those exquisite adaptations of one part of the organisation to another part, and to the conditions of life and of one organic being to another being, been perfected?
He must be a dull man who can examine the exquisite structure of a comb, so beautifully adapted to its end, without enthusiastic admiration.
It was there, in Triana, that he was first tempted to try his hand at drawing from life, and first brought his humour into play in the exquisite little sketch of "Rinconete y Cortadillo," the germ, in more ways than one, of "Don Quixote."
I took her to the sign of the exquisite, and treated her with an elopement, her name's Emily, and she lives in the east?
It was not a photograph but an ivory miniature, and the artist had brought out the full effect of the lustrous black hair, the large dark eyes, and the exquisite mouth.
'There were others coming, and presently a little group of perhaps eight or ten of these exquisite creatures were about me.
They had to chatter and explain the business at great length to each other, and my first attempts to make the exquisite little sounds of their language caused an immense amount of amusement.
No doubt the exquisite beauty of the buildings I saw was the outcome of the last surgings of the now purposeless energy of mankind before it settled down into perfect harmony with the conditions under which it lived--the flourish of that triumph which began the last great peace.
Accordingly, these little birds hopped out with great dignity; leaving me to receive the congratulations of Traddles, and to feel as if I were translated to regions of exquisite happiness.

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